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Cauliflower

Whole Roast Cauliflower from Khazana

This whole roast cauliflower is the most impressive vegetarian centrepiece. The golden baked cauliflower globes have the perfect texture; not too mushy and not too crunchy. The coconut milk, cashews and saffron give the dish a sensational, deep, earthy flavour. SERVES 4 Ingredients 1 small cauliflower (about 600g) 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon melted […]

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Harissa Baked Fish

Donal Skehan’s Harissa Baked Fish

Harissa is a North African spice paste that provides a dark sweet heat to meat dishes, as well as depth of flavour to the classic dish shakshuka, eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce. For quick recipes like this it distills the best of your spice collection into one powerful dollop to be spread over […]

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California Lunch Bowl

Donal Skehan’s California Lunch Bowl

One of my favourite health-conscious cafés in Los Angeles, Honey Hi, serve these turmeric-poached egg bowls and although grain bowls have had a bit of a bad rap, they are quick to make and tasty too. I treat this type of lunch or dinner as an opportunity for a fridge clear-out and anything goes here […]

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Pad Thai

Donal Skehan’s Veggie Pad Thai

The paste you make for this pad thai is key; for best results use a pestle and mortar or blitz in a food processor. Do try and source coriander roots (i.e. not just the stalks) – they have a fresh aromatic taste, which will transport you to the streets of Bangkok and sing through this […]

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Corn Fritters

Deliciously Ella’s Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe

These fritters are the basis of our go-to brunch and I can’t begin to count the number of requests we’ve had for this recipe, so I hope you all enjoy making them at home. They’re absolutely incredible with the avocado smash and our smoky baked beans, or else simply pile them high with garlicky sautéed […]

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Shortcuts

Short cuts to Happiness – words of wisdom from your hairdresser

We go to the hair salon or barbershop in search of some kind of change. We ask for anything from a minor trim to a major cut, a barely perceptible highlight to a transformational new color. Many of us, however, secretly or openly desire to go beyond external change, beyond altering the way our head […]

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Prawn Waldorf Salad

Prawn Waldorf Salad

This prawn Waldorf salad is a twist on the classic combination of crunchy apple, grapes, celery and walnuts, which would be really good for you if it wasn’t then coated with a thick layer of mayonnaise. I’ve added prawns for extra protein and swapped the calorie-rich mayo for a much lighter Greek yoghurt dressing, so […]

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Carrot Cake Macaroons

Carrot Cake Macaroons

These carrot cake macaroons are not to be muddled up with French macarons, which are those delicate meringue spaceships that are full of sugar and can be a bit tricky to cook outside a professional pastry kitchen. These are the coconut macaroons of my childhood, updated to taste a lot like carrot cake but without […]

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The Best Coffee Recipes

Struggling to spring out of bed on dark mornings? Remember, coffee is a Sirtfood and contrary to the popular belief that coffee is bad for you and dehydrating, considerable research now shows that drinking coffee is linked with numerous health benefits and counts towards your daily fluid intake if consumed regularly! Here’s some of the facts: […]

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Reduce Cellulite With A Coffee Scrub

Cellulite is probably the thing that upsets me the most when I look at my body, and if the volume of messages I get about the subject (a third of the total) are anything to go by, it seems I share this with quite a lot of women. Pleased as I am with my hourglass […]

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