Mega Mango and Turmeric Cheesecake

So I made this on the last retreat and it was possibly the most awesome desert EVER! I thought I had invited it but a quick search of the interweb reveals many others have had a similar moment of genesis. So here is a recipe that is a lot like mine only with measurements that … Continue reading Mega Mango and Turmeric Cheesecake

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Wabi Sabi -Nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect.

Nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect. My latest articles are published here with Huffington Post Wabi Sabi is the ancient Japanese wisdom of finding beauty in imperfection and simplicity in nature, of accepting the natural cycles of growth, decay, and death. Enjoying the simple, natural, and uncluttered, Wabi Sabi reveres authenticity above all. … Continue reading Wabi Sabi -Nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect.

Moroccan Stuffed Roasted Pepper

I was bored of the usual stuffed rice pepper thing and this was a really lovely and interesting change.... Fry off mushrooms, garlic, add chargrilled artichokes. Put uncooked giant Cous Cous in pan brown in butter, then add small amount water to frying pan, green harissa, smoked paprika and stock. Simmer till water in gone. … Continue reading Moroccan Stuffed Roasted Pepper

Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts

Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts I like to add a little speed to this dish, so I start by crossing the sprouts and trimming the carrots, then placing in the frying pan with butter, salt, pepper, maple syrup, garlic and touch of water. Pan fry till the water is gone, and the sprouts, and carrots have … Continue reading Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts

What does ‘spirituality’ mean now?

I’ve been thinking about what does ‘spirituality’ mean now? This is relevant to today’s news as we hear about more kids running away to defend an idea (Islam in this case, but it could just as easily be something else). As I have another teacher training that I am running and the next weekend is … Continue reading What does ‘spirituality’ mean now?