Apricot and Yoghurt Cake with Pistachio Topping

If you like apricots and pistachios, you should give this simple recipe a go. The dried apricots bring a fruity tang to the inside of the cake, while the pistachio and lemony topping gives a zesty, crunch to the outside. … Continue reading

Mediterranean-style Banana Bread

I accidentally ended up with a banana mountain last week (for reasons too complicated to go into here!) and, when they all started to ripen at the same time (as bananas unhelpfully tend to do!), I decided it was the … Continue reading

Chickpea Calentita

Easy, healthy and delicious This is one of those easy, store-cupboard recipes that is great to have up your sleeve, especially at times like these, when you can’t simply pop out to the supermarket to restock supplies. All you need … Continue reading

Home-made Chicken Soup

CORONA UPDATE : On BBC Radio 5 this morning, Dr Clare Gerada described chicken soup as “God’s penicillin” and said that it was the only thing that made her feel better when she contracted the Corona virus. She said the … Continue reading

Clinical Study Proves Positive Effects of Mediterranean Diet on Osteoarthritis

Encouraging research findings by University of Kent. Research was conducted for the first time in the UK to examine the effects of a Mediterranean style diet on a group of osteoarthritis sufferers in the UK. The study involved 99 participants, … Continue reading

Chefs, cheese and churros at Alimentaria, Barcelona

The10th Mediterranean Diet Conference could not have taken place in a more appropriate location than the Alimentaria Food and Drink Trade Fair, which was held in Barcelona earlier his month.  Admittedly once the conference started, a huge amount of self-control … Continue reading