Achars are traditional Indian pickles that require several weeks of fermentation. However, when served young, they make lovely salads to temper the heat of a curry, or in place of more common side dishes.
Juicing is all the rage right now, however, not everyone has a juicer. Luckily, it turns out that smoothies give you more of the good stuff! So bring out the blender, it will earn its keep on your kitchen counter.
The debate is out as to whether or not detox really works, however, one thing is sure: we do not drink enough water. If you are hooked on sweet drinks, here are a few tips on how to make water more appealing.
Broccoli is the unfortunate under dog of the cabbage family. and yet, it is THE most nutritious vegetable around: it surpasses kale by a long shot on the health benefit aspect, and it is recognised as an ally in the fight against cancer. This salad is not only wonderful, it will redeem humble broccoli in the eyes of many.
An odd name for a pickle, but it harks back to the time when these easy pickles were turned into simple and inexpensive sandwich fillings. This North American classic relish requires no canning, and should be kept in the refrigerator to mature.
If you are a fan of a good ploughman's sandwich then you will want to give this recipe a try. It is a great, home-made pickle that will not only jazz up your cheese sarnies, it will add oomph to any dish in need of a lift.