A few weeks back I was sent a couple of samples to try from a company called Abakus Foods. They sent me dried jujube fruits and jujube crisps. Now I'm guessing most of you have never heard of a jujube fruit, I certainly hadn't! And everyone else I spoke to hadn't heard of them either, except my little sister. My sister studies Chinese medicine, and the first thing she said to me was "Oh those are really good for you!". Jujube fruits are also known as red dates, Chinese dates
As a diabetic I don't indulge in sweet stuff too much. But pancake day is a little bit of an exception. This recipe compared to a lot of recipes contains fairly little sugar, so if you are diabetic maybe this is the one for you. Its actually so easy to to make pancakes vegan and gluten free, This recipe is so simple! The cinnamon and coconut are really nice flavourings but if you remove them from the recipe you can make great plain pancakes too. This recipe makes more scotch/
Another week another sweet potato based recipe, I swear I do use other vegetables!
This middle eastern inspired dish revolves around harissa. Harissa is traditionally an aromatic chile paste found in Middle Eastern cooking, it is usually a blend of hot chile peppers (which are often smoked), garlic, olive oil and spices, like cumin, coriander, caraway and mint. Tomatoes and rose petals are also common ingredients. I used harrisa paste in the tahini dressing and I found a ha