The Roots

I have fond memories of wearing oversized wellingtons, fingernails filled with earth and grazed knees. The birth of this page is owed to my fondness for good food, fresh produce and attempting to live a sustainable life. Since you have made it onto here, why not have a read of my blog posts and give something a try?


I love the Chinese words for greeting: not strictly 'Hello' but 'Have you eaten yet?'

Rick Stein


June 3, 2018

Howdy Brazil nuts. Ah the modest grain, bulgur wheat: delicious, great texture and easy to work with.

I don’t think I could survive without grains in my food, may that be rice, wheat, oats or corn etc. They are a wonderful way of filling your stomach; adding fibre and...

May 20, 2018

Howdy starfruits, I have been doing my last bits of spring cleaning and preparing the garden for our not so small seedlings, which have been bathing in the sunlight for the past two months.

Whenever I think about a healthy, quick and easy lunches or dinners: one pot pas...

May 7, 2018

Howdy bumblebees! It’s great to hear that the bees are making a comeback this year. I was devastated to hear of the bees disappearing a few months ago. Colony collapse disorder doesn’t only effect bees, but it affects humans, agriculture and farmers worldwide. Far too...

April 28, 2018

Howdy macadamia nuts, I'm going to share with you my earthy and delicious matcha and hemp cakes, topped with tahini, seeds, cacao nibs and all sorts of nutritional goodness. 

This is a collaboration with the wonderful, sustainable and reusable bottle brand  weakasha ---...

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