Recipe: Singapore-Style Tofu With Broccoli And Cashew Nuts

Recipe: Singapore-Style Tofu With Broccoli And Cashew Nuts

This Asian-inspired dish is like sunshine on a plate - the perfect antidote to the January blues. Based on the recipe for ‘Singapore chilli crab’, this vegetarian version replaces the crab with tofu, which is the ideal vehicle for the heavenly tomato and chilli based sauce. Be sure to make plenty of rice – you’ll need it to mop up your plate.

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Raise Your Glasses to Your Health with this ‘Good Morning Turmeric Elixir’

Raise Your Glasses to Your Health with this ‘Good Morning Turmeric Elixir’

As we also enter the party season, we tax our bodies a little bit more at night, and so if we can upgrade what we do in the morning, it will help our body to regain its balance more easily. That way we will have more energy to enjoy all the fun that this season brings with it.

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Spice Rack: Cumin - Jeera Aloo

Spice Rack: Cumin - Jeera Aloo

Cumin is the ubiquitous underlying flavour that is the source of all deliciousness in cuisines across the globe, from Morocco to Mexico. A gently warming spiciness that is deep and earthy, you can go easy and make it the star of the show in a simple jeera rice or take advantage of its ability to hold its own in a massaman curry paste.

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Cool as a Cucumber: How to Cool Down with Green Juice

Cool as a Cucumber: How to Cool Down with Green Juice

A lot has been written on the virtues of a cold press vegetable juice, but did you know that it can also be a very good temperature regulator? Blanka, who has to spend some time in Summer working from her boss’s home office space ‘under a hot tin roof’, shares her strategies for cooling it down when you have no access to air conditioning.

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Spice Rack: Grilled Pineapple and Tamarind Salad

Spice Rack: Grilled Pineapple and Tamarind Salad

Now the sun’s shining (well nearly…) this a lovely bright summery dish. I’ve used flavours that both compliment and contrast each other - sweet, juicy pineapple, tart and fruity tamarind, earthy cumin, peppery fresh watercress and hot chilli.

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