Halloween Risotto.


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Halloween Risotto.

A Halloween-night meal can be as simple you want it to be.  A party for all ages without the pressure and headache of big name holidays.  Since pumpkin can be served savoury or sweet, Halloween is the perfect time to add this seasonal squash to your menu. Continue reading

In My Kitchen – October 2014.


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I can’t believe it’s time for In My Kitchen again. I looked at my calendar today and was shocked to see that the 10th (the usual IMK deadline) was only two days away.

As the nights draw in and the temperature begins to fall our lives at SurreyKitchen show no sign of slowing.  My yoga teacher reminded me last week that Autumn is the time of year that we move from Sun to Moon, Light to dark and from Fire to Water.  It is a transitional time that can leave us feeling unsettled.  We must all try to remember to take time to pause and reflect; to consider what has been achieved and how to move forward during the coming season.  So here goes.  In my Kitchen this month… Continue reading

Roast Beetroot and Bulgur Wheat Salad.


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This month I was lucky enough to harvest some bold and beautiful beetroot from my vegetable boxes.  Beetroot has exceptional nutritional value and has had a bit of a revival recently thanks to its use by athletes at the Olympics for increasing blood flow to the muscles.  An excellent source of folic acid, fibre, maganese and potassium, beetroot really is a superfood. Continue reading


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