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Sheep’s Cheese and Wild Garlic Scones

Seasonal savoury scones. If you can’t get wild garlic, or it’s our of season, substitute with chives, spring onions, or spinach with a small clove of grated garlic. Don’t like sheep’s cheese? Whatever cheese you like would be suitable as long as it is medium-hard e.g. Gruyere, Manchego, Cheddar, Wensleydale, Goat’s etc Makes 9 scones Ingredients 125g plain wholemeal flour …

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Wild Garlic Pesto

Could wild garlic be a low FODMAP alternative to garlic? A 2019 paper investigated the fructan content of wild garlic and other herbs commonly used in Bulgaria. From their analysis, the authors found that the total fructans (FODMAPs) were lower in wild garlic in comparison to chives (2.2g vs 5.7g per 100g dried weight). Interestingly, people following low FODMAP diets …

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Beetroot, Parsnip and Horseradish Soup

Seasonal root vegetables make a simple, but super tasty soup which packs a punch. Fresh horseradish is super pungent and will got “straight up your nose”. I suggest starting with half the amount of fresh horseradish and tasting before adding more. Once you find the level you’re happy with you can stop. However, if you accidentally over do it, add …

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Slow Roasted Tomatoes

These tomatoes are so delicious and their flavours are concentrated due to the slow and low cooking. Additionally, the lycopene content of slow-roasted tomatoes is increased due to concentration from loss of water, as well as a break-down of cellular structures which helps release the lycopene and make it more bioavailable for us to absorb. Lycopene is a compound found …

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