Almond milk – my three favourite recipes

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There are many reasons why almond milk is so popular right now:

it’s delicious and healthy (lots of vitamins and nutrients)

lasts much longer in the fridge than cow’s milk (no more dashing out to the shop for more supplies as you pour your coffee)

apparently it’s easier to digest

makes me feel like I’m making some sort of concession to New Year’s health resolutions..

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Cedro lemon risotto

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Giant cedro lemons at La Fromagerie in London

When shopping in La Fromagerie in London yesterday, I discovered a basket full of giant Cedro lemons. It is rare to see these fabulous fruit sold in London, but if you stumble across them, be sure to buy one – you’re in for a treat. The Cedro lemon (or Citron as they are called in English) is actually one of the four original varieties of citrus fruits – along with pummelo, mandarine and papeda (from which yuzu and kaffir fruits derive).

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All you need is an egg..

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When you’re looking for an easy way to embellish a simple dish, an egg is always the answer. I often find myself searching in the fridge for something quick to make: a soup, something on toast or a chance to use up some fresh herbs or the avocado that’s getting too ripe in the fruit bowl.. Adding an egg provides the substance, protein and colour that turns these ingredients into a tempting dish. Whats more, the cooking just takes minutes.

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