Pork Tonkatsu with Cabbage

Pork Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish. It is traditionally served with shredded cabbage, pickled vegetables, rice and miso soup as a set. I recently visited Japan for the first time in ten years and fell in love with Tonkatsu again. I never fully appreciated cabbage until I experienced it in Japan. It is a side for many dishes there and demonstrates that something as simple as shredded cabbage with a sauce can be a delicious accompaniment. It can be a welcome alternative to green salad.
The Tonkatsu set was also very popular with our children in our travels, mostly because of the deep fried crunchy meat, and the sticky rice. It is a good meal to practise using chopsticks for that reason. Whilst Tonkatsu usually uses pork fillets, it is also just as nice with chicken.

Herb-Crusted Roast Tomatoes

The humble tomato often gets forgotten as a side dish, but you can guarantee we leave no veg (or fruit for that matter!) behind. Roast tomatoes are a perfect accompaniment to just about anything you can think of and are quick and easy to boot! Any breadcrumb is welcome (the Zeally Bay Sourdough ends make […]

Healthy Organic Gingerbread

Healthy Organic Gingerbread

Nothing says Christmas quite like decorated gingerbread to share with your loved ones.  Here is a healthy gingerbread recipe from The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter, which gives you the deliciousness of gingerbread without the refined sugar or gluten so it’s something everyone can enjoy.

Garlic Potato Gratin

The creamy garlic potato dish of everyone’s dreams! Potato gratin is comfort food at its finest – and when you make it with one-of-a-kind organic potatoes, you know it’s going to be absolutely top notch. Organic potatoes are usually waxy and don’t sink into smooth softness as easily as floury potatoes do, but a gratin […]

Apple and Cinnamon Tea Cake

There can never be too many good recipes for apples, especially because we almost always have them available, and almost everyone loves them! Summer or winter you need a good apple cake – for when friends drop round, for the kids’ lunchboxes or afternoon teas, as a gift for a new mum or someone who […]

Spinach and Cheese Rolls

Perfect for parties or Christmas bring-a-plates, these delicious little morsels of cheesy goodness are always welcome on any table! They need only a handful of ingredients and a couple of quick rolls with flaky pastry and you’re good to go. Hot tip: make a double batch and freeze half, and you’ll never be short of […]

Asparagus + The Easiest Hollandaise Sauce Ever!

We can’t tell you how much better-tasting organic asparagus is – we’re sure you already know! – and often only needs a little salt and something yum to dip it in. Enter: hollandaise sauce. Absolutely perfect with the seasonal treat that is asparagus, but also notoriously difficult to make at home. The sauce can split, […]

Five Ways To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Five Ways To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

The end of the year and Christmas is upon us. This usually means a long list of events for work, school, sport clubs, friends and families. The majority of these events involve indulging in both food and drink. Whether you are dreading weight gain or just that unhealthy feeling from overeating, here are five ways […]

Beetroot, Orange and Ginger Juice

There’s something about the warmer weather that has us digging through the fruit bowl at home, ready to concoct our favourite flavour combinations to cool down and nourish our bodies on hot days. It’s hard to go past the classic orange – it’s such a comforting favourite – but a big hit of ginger can […]