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Lifetime Vegetarian – How Things Have Changed

By Mercedes Aspland / February 4, 2014

I thought I would take a bit of time to let you know what life as a vegetarian has been like for me. Many of you may not know but I was born and brought up as a vegetarian due to my parents and so not eating meat is completely natural to me and has […]

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Aubergine & Halloumi Vindaloo with Green Pea Pilau

By Mercedes Aspland / February 4, 2014

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Vegetarian “Dhansak”

By Mercedes Aspland / January 29, 2014

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Cookbook Review – Anjum’s Indian Vegetarian Feast

By Mercedes Aspland / January 25, 2014

I have to start this review with the caveat that I am a bit of a cookbook geek. I will happily spend hours on Amazon looking at all the amazing cookbooks that there are and wishing that I had them. So I came up with the brilliant idea of setting up a wish list and […]

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Creamy Spinach & Quinoa Soup

By Mercedes Aspland / January 24, 2014

At the moment soup is my new friend and the new year is seeing me trying to lose the weight I put on giving up smoking last year. I am already on my way but it has lead me to think up different soup recipes. Now if you don’t love spinach then what is wrong […]

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Lemon & Garlic Butter Beans

By Mercedes Aspland / January 22, 2014

Firstly let me tell you just how excited I am, my new (and first) DSLR camera arrived on Monday and after a crash course on learning how to use it I had my first “shoot” yesterday. I am probably being a bit generous as I still have so much to learn and hope that my […]

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Parsnip & Chestnut Soup

By Mercedes Aspland / January 16, 2014

Hopefully you will soon become aware that I will be taking more time to write this blog this year and so you should get a lot more regular posts with new recipes, yoga info and other bits and pieces that I find interesting. Over the year I also intend to learn a lot more about […]

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Bircher Muesli

By Mercedes Aspland / September 18, 2013

In a post I wrote last month about difficulty controlling blood sugar I mentioned that porridge is an excellent breakfast but that also I have found that Bircher Muesli (or cold porridge as I think of it) is a great one for those of us that suffer from hypoglycaemia. the great thing about this type […]

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La Fromagerie – A Little Wonder in Highbury

By Mercedes Aspland / August 15, 2013

I wanted to share this wonderful place with you and I am sure if you have been there you will agree. This really is the most amazing shop and this is backed up by just how busy it is. I got caught out on Christmas Eve when I thought I would just pop by and […]

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