New twist on Pissaladière, the French Pizza

Pissaladière is a very popular lunch treat in the South of France and is traditionally garnished with anchois (anchovies). This version is vegetarian and is just as tasty & satisfying.

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Seaweed, why eat them ?

It seems that seaweed has always been used by humans, with centuries-old recipes still used today.Although many people resist trying seaweed, seaweed connoisseurs are often made, not born. Many of us have acquired the taste already because of the popularity of Japanese sushi. The reality is that sea vegetables can be an unsurpassed complement to most meals for both taste and nutritional value even in Western cuisine. The secret is to know what other foods complement the taste of a particular sea vegetable. Different varieties of sea vegetables, like land vegetables, have widely different tastes and characteristics. Read on to find out about their many wellness benefits.

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Do you know how to use Agar ?

The best form of agar to use in cooking is the powder form. Read here to understand how to use agar successfully, it is very easy but like with gelatine, specific steps need to be followed to activate the gelling agent in agar.

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Agar – What Is It ?

Agar is a plant-based gelling agent that is not only more powerful than its animal counterpart, but is also colourless, odourless and flavourless.Read on to find out about Agar’s wellness qualities.

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Orzo, Barley, Nuts & Wakame Salad

Wakame, a versatile sea vegetable traditionally in miso soup. Wakame is a lot more than a soup ingredient. Its silky texture, deep green colour and mild oyster–like taste make it a versatile participant in a wide variety of dishes.a This creative mixture of grain, pasta, nuts, seaweed and herbs is a feast for the eyes and the palate.

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Seaweed – What Are They ?

Sea vegetables, edible plants from the sea, are highly nutritious. I sometimes call them “THE OTHER SEAFOOD” because people mostly restrict seafood to the animal component. They are quite distinctive in their structure and chemistry and there is a great diversity among seaweed in appearance, texture, colour & flavour. Read on to get a basic understanding of these wonderful plants.

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