Top foods to help beat arthritis

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Home spun remedies, based on local ingredients and handed down the generations, like chicken soup to combat flu, are often dismissed as placebos.  We live in an age dominated by over-reliance on prescription medicines and pill popping, even for minor … Continue reading

Baked Spinach and Tomato Pasta

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The hibernating season is over! The weather is getting warmer and once again it’s time to shed all those layers- not just the woolly ones but the ones that find a home around our middles in winter! All this thinking … Continue reading

Aubergine Parmigiani

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are a typical Mediterranean food packed full of vitamins and, like tomatoes, have been found to contain a compound that helps prevent cancer. They are so flavoursome and versatile that they are widely used in French, Spanish and Italian cooking. … Continue reading

Spanish Lentils

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This veggie recipe is quick to make, filling and cheap. A perfect rainy Monday recipe guaranteed to chase away the Autumn blues. This is my mother’s version of a Spanish classic. She doubled many of the ingredients of the original … Continue reading