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Krishna’s Christmas Ice Cream (Vegan & Sugar free) – A gift from Solitude Farm & Organic Kitchen, India

100% sugar free ice cream!  Yowzah! I love Christmas for many reasons, it gets me thinking about all the shining, beautiful people I’ve met all around the world.  I sometimes wonder how they will be spending Christmas or are they celebrating at all.  In many cultures its just another day.  I have spent Christmas in […]

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People Food Music – Permaculture in rural India using community, food and music

LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE HERE I spent time at Solitude Farm in Auroville, Tamil Nadu (India) a couple of years ago.  I was writing Peace & Parsnips at the time, something I did in six different countries whilst travelling around the world.  In a strange way, the more I travelled and spent time with local, proactive farmers, the more I realised my […]

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Chai! Spiced and Warming Indian Tea (plus some travel snaps of India)

“Chaichaichaichaichaichai!”  A cry you will hear quite often when wandering around India.  In the streets, in the middle of the night on a train, it’s a bit of a theme tune to your day.  Jane has several versions recorded which we like to play and bring a little bit of India into the Beach House (along […]

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Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode

More action from ‘The Jalebi Express’ as Dad and I attempt to eat the Northern part of India.  One Thali at a time…. Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode.

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Israeli Salad (The Indian Traveler Classic) and Tribal Vegans

  B.H.K. IN JODPHUR, INDIA I actually had our homestay’s version of this for breakfast today, sitting on a roof terrace feeling inspired, taking in the massive Mehangarh fort and early morning city skyline with black kites hovering overhead.  The perfect breakfast setting!  I had forgotten about this traveler classic salad.  I enjoyed it so […]

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We’re Back! and India Holiday Snaps

We’re back!  In two pieces;  older, wiser and hairier! North Wales is shining; bee buzzing, flowers swaying, sheep baaaaaa-ing. This is definitetly the home of the B.H.K. Writing the blog from distant shores just seems a little strange, the creative culinary juices just aren’t flowing as deeply as when we’re hanging out up here with […]

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North Indian Feast – Baingan Bhantha and Gobi Tikka

Our first cooked meal in what seems like and age, for no other reason than Ravi Shankar and memories of warm chapattis in Varanasi. Thats all we need and we’re back in the land of spice and wonder. Mother India, her food tantalises our palates and senses. I was spending some time with brother Justin […]

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Hot off the press! Announcing our next two vegan cooking retreats

  We’re very excited to announce our next two vegan cooking retreats at the wonderful Trigonos. One World Vegan – 4 day healthy cooking retreat 29 August – 2 September 2017 Home Cooked Happiness – 4 day simple vegan cooking retreat 16 – 20 September 2017 Full details are below. Both courses will be packed […]

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Jungle Kopi Culture – Sampling Indonesia’s coffee revolution

There are so many striking things about Indonesia; the people are so friendly, warm and welcoming, the incredibly diverse cultures are ancient and fascinating, the landscape varied, and jaw dropping and somewhere steaming away in this heady mix is the coffee, something of a superstar in the waiting. Of all the coffee giants in the […]

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Dal Bhat Power! What’s cookin’ in Nepal

After enjoying the most amazing traditional Nepali lunch earlier I had the urge to share with you all the delights of Nepali cooking.  My tastebuds were dancing and I felt inspired.  We’ve been here for two months now, travelling around, walking in the Himalayas, meeting the most amazing open hearted and kind folk. As usual, […]

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Peace & Parsnips coming to the USA soon!!! Adventurous Vegan Cooking For Everyone – Reviews + release date

Not long now!!:) It’s been over a year since Peace & Parsnips was released in the UK and now its off for an adventure over in the USA!  How cool!! It will be published on 31st May and I’ve just had a peek at an advanced copy of the U.S. edition and its looking totally awesome! […]

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Roast Potato and Cumin Frittata with a Farro and Cannellini Bean Salad

I had a great time on BBC Radio Wales recently, a little thing they do called ‘Foodie Friday’.  It was the wonderful Eleri Sion show (although Tom was standing in) and we mainly talked about how accessible and incredible a vegan lifestyle is and coconut scones, but I did mention one of my very favourite […]

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Quick Carrot and Ginger Pickle plus Five Health Benefits of Ginger

This is the perfect accompaniment to your Saturday night curry feast!  Curry makes any weekend extra special. I like shop bought pickles, it’s generally what you eat in restaurants in India. Although the very best pickles I’ve ever eaten have been home made (no surprises there then!) Mango, lime and mixed pickles are my favs […]

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Weird and Wonderful Food – 22 of the worlds bizarrest sounding foods

January is a time of year when food can lose some of its joy and fun.  After the excess and celebrations of the festive times, this is only natural.  Especially as many of us are trying out new diets, weight loss plans, attempts at detox…..in fact there are so many methods of feeling great but […]

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Win a Cookbook! Celebrating four years of the B.H.K

Four years. Woah! Where did that go!!! We’ve shared recipes from our little hillside kitchen in Wales and all the way from India, Turkey, Italy, Cuba, France, Panama, Spain…..It’s been a rollercoaster ride of deliciousness. We are super excited to announce a competition to help us celebrate our fourth BHK birthday party with you on the 31st January […]

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Mango and Coconut Lassi

A quick and delicious breakfast for us this morning.  The perfect antidote to a very grey day in Wales, some tropical flava!  We managed to pick up/ save some very ripe mangoes recently and have been trying out coconut water, which seems like a bit of a craze at the minute.  Mangoes and coconut, beaches and […]

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Come join us for a cooking retreat in beautiful Snowdonia!

  COME JOIN US! Jane and I are excited to announce our first full retreat this December at Trigonos, located in beautiful Snowdonia, the retreat centre where I cook.  We’d love to welcome you there for a revitalising weekend with great food and much, much more!  Find details of the retreat below: Discovering Vegan Cooking – Workshop and Retreat with […]

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Apple, Melon and Mint Smoothie and the healing properties of Ginger

Here is our perfect style of morning pick me up. Bursting with vitality and flavour. We woke up to bright sunshine today with a little autumn chill in the air.  We have been blessed this summer in the Beach House, I’ve had my shorts on twice and fleece of at least a handful of times. […]

Categories: Healing foods, Healthy Eating, Peace and Parsnips, photography, Recipes, Smoothies, Vegan | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments

Nutty Apricot and Sesame Energy Balls plus the benefits of soaking nuts and seeds

I love these little energetic things. The perfect way of cramming loads of nutrition and energy into the smallest possible area. These little balls are packed with protein power and full-on flavour and are highly portable! They went down a treat yesterday, I had to share them with you. Nuts and dried fruits are nutritional […]

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Aviyal – Keralan Coconut and Vegetable Curry with Watermelon and Pineapple Salad

A simple, light summer curry with all the joys and sparkling nutrition of coconut and seasonal vegetables.  This is a recipe straight outta Peace & Parsnips and was recently featured online here in Reveal Magazine.  Recipes like this are a wonderful reminder for me of special times spent travelling and cooking in India.  Kerala is surely […]

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