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Nuts Seeds & Pulses – Health Benefits

For starters, let’s look at what nuts seeds and pulses actually are … Nuts = walnuts, almonds, cashews, macadamia … Seeds = pumpkin, poppy, sesame, sunflower, hemp, chia, linseed .. Pulses = lentils, beans (kidney/broad/butter/borlotti) and chickpeas … All of the above are a great source of protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins and they are read more…

FIRE ROAST NUTS

Our own special blends Traditionally grown, harvested and prepared for market these nuts are carefully coated by our Master Roaster in our own rather special blend of spices, each roasted to perfection. Fire Roast – SEA SALT & PEPPER peanuts and cashews. Atlantic sea salt and ripe pepper (piper nigrum) enriched with runny honey. Fire read more…

Compostable vs Biodegradable vs Recyclable

What does it all really mean ? Consumer confusion abounds when  the definitions of  the words recyclable or biodegradable or compostable – bag or box or bottle come into question. Read the following definitions. To be sure, plastic NEVER DEGRADES it only breaks down into smaller pieces and gets in the food chain killing fish, read more…

10 easy ways to add turmeric to your diet

Turmeric, common in Indian and Middle Eastern cookery, has long been considered a ‘super food’ by ancient medicine. Now, modern medicine is investigating its potential disease-beating properties. Here are 10 easy ways to include more turmeric in your diet.

Healthy alternative to traditional cooking oil?

The English kitchen is always evolving, and one of the most exciting products to hit the market recently has been coconut butter and oil. Liquid coconut oil is the edible oil extracted from the meat of the coconut. It is a great addition to most recipes and its cooking versatility makes it a healthy substitution read more…

Cyrus Todiwala – Exclusive

At Fresh Essential we are delighted to announce an exclusive relationship with Cyrus Todiwala OBE. Cyrus trained at the Taj Hotels and Palaces chain in India, and rose to become Exectuive Chef for eleven restaurants. He has gone on to be one of the most renowned Indian chefs in the UK, appearing on BBC One’s Saturday read more…