The Raw Cacao Torte of a Lifetime

The Raw Cacao Torte of a Lifetime

I’m through with guilt. As a woman, my brain was trained to deliver remorseful-code after every box of Ferrero Rocher. I was a bit of a tart for them. But what if you could turn your chocolate cravings into a nutritional hit? Find something sinful, but utterly saintly? I’ve nailed it. And my husband saw […]

Superhealthy Halva

Superhealthy Halva

Sesame is the Matt Damon of seeds – quiet, shy and underappreciated yet unquestionably tasty. In Hinduism, the sesame seed stands for immortality. Eyebrows sufficiently raised? Wait until you taste the halva recipe below. Notions of everlasting life might come from the sesame’s stash of lignans. These are a group of plant-based chemical compounds associated […]

Great Balls of Fire

Great Balls of Fire

Three of life’s great pleasures? Itching, sneezing and submitting to chilli. These devious little vegetables raise our body temperature and help release natural endorphins to keep our blood gurgling with excitement. I recommend the powdered form to give your lips a delicious sting and swell the senses. Guessing the heat of a fresh chilli can […]