Pearl barley roasted beetroot salad 1

Pearl barley and roasted beetroot salad with maple balsamic dressing

This recipe is a bit different from my usual offerings – not a chickpea or a lump of cheese in sight! Instead, I decided to embrace the looming autumn with earthy roasted beetroot, carrots and leeks. It just goes to show that I should try new things more often, because this pearl barley and roasted… 

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Caribbean-style sweet potato stew 8

Caribbean-style sweet potato stew

It’s Caribbean Food Week this week! From 18th – 25th August, Grace Foods are celebrating all things Caribbean, ending with the Notting Hill Carnival in London – which I have allllways wanted to go to. Where else can you dance down the street dressed in nothing but a glittery bikini and a few feathers without… 

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Creamy coconut corn chowder 5

Creamy coconut corn chowder

What’s the difference between a soup and a chowder? I always thought a chowder was just a chunky soup, but there are some chunky soups that I would never call a chowder (I’ve never heard of minestrone chowder), so… who knows. I’m definitely going to call this a chowder though, since it means I can sing ‘chowdaaaaah’… 

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