Wheat berries: the new super berry


I can understand how the concept of a ‘wheat berry’ might jar with the world view of a discerning British foodie, as she struggles to recall the golden fields common to Hovis ads liberally scattered with miniature – red? purple? black? – fleshy globes. ‘Wheat berries!’ … Continue reading

Homemade winter yogi tea


It’s super-chilly in London, so I whipped up a batch of fresh spiced yogi tea before I set out to teach on Saturday morning, and we all shared a cuppa after the class. I’m not one for following precise recipes, … Continue reading

What happened in 40 days of mung beans and rice (kitchari)


Behold the delightful pip of glee that is the humble mung bean. According to the yogic science of Ayurveda, kitchari (a soupy stew of mung beans, rice and assorted veg) is the most balancing, nutritious food, regardless of allergies or constitution. … Continue reading