Singing Nettle Pesto

This is my most recent invention. I pick wild stinging nettles regularly to put in my green juice as they are so very nourishing. The roots go way down and bring up a rich variety of helpful minerals. Plus they have plenty of chlorophyl and other green goodies. Juicing green vegetables – celery, cucumber, carrot tops, cabbage, kale, beetroot tops, tray- grown sunflower and pea greens … – is an essential part of a raw way of eating and wild greens are especially helpful. According to Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute, stinging nettle juice is as rich […] Read more »

The Wild Food Cafe

Someone told me about this one a few days ago and now I can’t wait to find a few excuses to go to London and visit them. I’ve Googled their site and they are up to all sorts of things. It looks really interesting. I’ll report back as soon as I’ve managed to get there. It’s an indication of just how fast the raw food movement is developing. Why? Novelty value and great tastes of course, but so many are finding that eating plenty of raw food significantly changes how they feel – wellness, resilience, strength, energy … all those […] Read more »

Raw eateries are sprouting up.

I found out about 42 degrees – Burlington Gardens off Regent Street in London and went there for a light lunch with my sister. Light it was, small but beautifully presented dishes. I had a pot noodle-type pot of Thai noodles made from, as far as I remember,  raw courgette and carrot noodles and lightly but brightly seasoned with Thai tastes. My  sister had her first raw lasagne and was very pleasantly surprised. I had lovely fresh lemon and ginger tea, heated above 42 degrees of course as all teas are, but very good. Most raw foodies, including me allow […] Read more »