Tag: pearl barley

  • A little bit hyper

    A little bit hyper

    I had a great day yesterday and got so much done. My employer gives us all our birthdays off work and I wanted to make the most of it so I baked scones, made another batch of courgette chutney, made the no-bake walnut oatmeal cookies from Dr Gregor’s book, did some crochet, I vacuumed the […]

  • Is pearl barley the perfect food?

    I love pearl barley. It’s one of the oldest cultivated cereals and was an important source of food for Europeans up until the end of the 19th century. It has a very low glycaemic index and is high in soluble fibre making it excellent at regulating blood sugar. It’s also higher in protein than rice […]

  • French Lentil Soup with Tarragon and Thyme

    Now that winter has arrived, I’ve been enjoy making and consuming soup again. There’s something comforting about a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s night. This recipe is the best lentil soup recipe ever. I’ve adapted it from one in Veganomicon, a brilliant vegan cookbook written by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero both of whom […]