Showing posts from December, 2017

Tigernut Matcha Donuts Recipe

After a year of following each other on Instagram, it was a pleasure to finally meet the founders of The Tigernut Company! Ani, who is in charge of the social media and press side, made some delicious vanilla shortbread using Tiger Nuts Flour and I couldn't wait to make a match at home.

If you haven’t heard of tigernuts, they aren’t actually nuts but a tuber plant, so are completely nut-free. High in fibre, tigernuts are a source of magnesium, potassium and vegetable protein. As they are naturally sweet, they are great alternative to milk and flour. 

As well as the vanilla shortbread on my list, I decided to experiment and make some  matcha glazed donuts. Free from dairy, soy, sugar and gluten, these naturally sweet donuts are a healthy baked snack. Here's the recipe:
Ingredients (makes 6 donuts)
1 cup of tiger nut flour 
1/4 cup of almond milk
3 1/2 tbsp rapeseed oil 
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp white vinegar
1/4 tsp salt

Matcha glaze
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp ma…

Duck & Waffle review

Located in the city of London and situated on the 40th floor, you’ll find a 24 hour restaurant that serves traditional British cuisine with European influences.
Our first visit to Duck & Waffle was back in November 2014, where we were kindly treated to dinner by Ken’s brother and sister-in-law. We tried the famous confit duck leg and fried duck egg, which is served on top of a crispy waffle and with maple syrup along with a few other starters. The only thing that was missing was the view. It is easier to be allocated a table by the window when in a group of two. 

We decided to return two years later in July and were delightfully given a table by the window, where we could watch the sun set whilst eating. For starters, we chose BBQ-spiced crispy pig ears, which were served in a brown paper bag sealed with a wax sticker. The thinly cut strips were crispy, crunchy and well seasoned but as they had been deep fried, the oil had started to seep through the bag. I did enjoy them but it is b…