Tag Archives: Ingredients

What oil should you use and when?

I have a habit of using extra virgin olive oil when cooking, but this is completely unnecessary and a massive waste of money since I cannot taste the lovely olive oil flavour. I’ve done a bit of research and discovered which oils are best for different circumstances Olive oil Olive oil comes in three different […]

Confused by different types of lentils?

Lentils are a fantastic source of protein for vegetarians. Just 100g contains 26g of protein which is equivalent to 52% of your recommended daily allowance. There are incredibly versatile, easy to cook and very filling. Basically, lentils are legumes known as pulses. Lentils, like peas and beans, are seeds. Unlike dried beans, dried lentils don’t […]

Not all products are quite as they seem!

It has recently come to my attention that many products that enrich their ingredients with Omega 3 may not be suitable for vegetarians. I’ve noticed that more and more products, such as bread and orange juice, are adding Omega 3 to their ingredients lists. This is a marketing ploy to advertise a ‘healthy heart’ product […]