The reward of the leek

A few weeks ago, I found myself having a portrait session with a leek. Just she, my camera and a dirty – or as I like to say, “Well loved” – sheet pan, which provided the background for the photo. I say “she” because to me the leek is feminine. Maybe it’s the frilly tuft of…

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Banana-Date-Almond Smoothie

This smoothie has the perfect amount of sweetness, and it is so wonderfully creamy you actually feel like you are having a milkshake! INGREDIENTS 1 cup organic unsweetened almond milk 1 organic banana (preferably frozen) 2 tablespoons organic almond butter 2-3 dried dates, pitted 1 teaspoon organic vanilla (optiona) A small handfull of ice cubes (if your banana…

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Blood Orange Sorbet

A cup of sunshine! 1. Juice your blood oranges. Then measure the juice. 2. For each 1 cup (250ml) of juice, figure 1/4 cup (50g) of organic granulated cane sugar to be added. 3. Put the sugar in a small, non-reactive saucepan. Add just enough juice to saturate it very well. Heat, stirring frequently, until…

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