Early on in my internship at Grub Kitchen, head chef Andy told me to think about a dish to create for the restaurant using crickets. I had all sorts of elaborate menus and recipes in mind, but when he found out that I had been in charge of making crackers for the CNM Natural Chef exam, he […]

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I recently spent 10 days in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, while doing an internship at Grub Kitchen as the final part of my Natural Chef course. I didn’t have to go to the other end of the country – I could have stayed in London and commuted from home. But I’m stubborn like that – going […]

The first Natural Chef graduates!

It’s been a Very Long Time since I updated this blog. I’ve been entirely preoccupied working towards assignments for Nutrition and the Natural Chef course, and then working on exam preparation for both too. Unfortunately, my time management and organisation skills still leave a lot to be desired, although if I look back on the […]

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What has excited me? Since attending HEALTH Unplugged last year I’ve become more and more interested in sustainable farming and ethical meat eating. I’ve been copyediting some articles for the Primal Eye and one of my favourite writers is Caroline Watson, who writes about sustainability and ethical farming. Her articles are always the ones that […]

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It’s no secret that I champion using offal in everyday cooking. I’m a bit of a hypocrite though, because I don’t use it anywhere near as much as I should. Part of the problem is that I don’t have access to a butcher near where I live so I either have to rely on the […]

I was away at the weekend when the next instalment of Sue’s Whole30 journey was sent to me so I’ve decided to roll the final two weeks into one…so here’s how things went over the last few weeks for Sue. I had the day off work and we went to York for the day.  My husband had […]

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My fiancé’s colleague asked me which recipe I followed for my coconut milk matcha latte and I couldn’t really remember. I don’t think I really followed a particular recipe, just sort of tried it and it worked! I had made the almond milk matcha latte from Natural Kitchen Adventures before, so I knew you could use nut […]