Eat positive: happy hormones and a fig focaccia recipe

Fig focaccia bread recipe by Ink SugarSpice

A look into how the four 'happy hormones" can be positively affected by what and how you eat - and a gorgeous fig focaccia recipe using many of these great foods #realbread #mentalhealth #healthyfoods

Sourdough flatbreads

These are my gorgeous, tangy flatbreads but they do take some commitment as they are fully sourdough, with a pre-ferment stage. I've been making sourdough since 2001... I was already making bread by hand for many, many years before this, but started as my twin baby sons began weaning. I was a little obsessed with… Continue reading Sourdough flatbreads

Flavoured salts – part two

Salt mixes recipes on Ink Sugar Spice

Four incredible salt mixes: Italian with dried tomato puree, French, Umami with dried @marmite (yes really!) and a pretty and unusual English Summer Sweet - all vegetarian. Part 2 of my salt mixes posts

Flavoured salts – part one

Asian style salt mix on Ink Sugar Spice

[updated] It's all the food fashion at the moment it seems to have a pot of two of flavoured sea salt, with salt companies clambering over each other to bring them out. Take a look past the hype and you'll see that salt mixes are exceptionally useful in the kitchen and can even be used… Continue reading Flavoured salts – part one

Wild garlic and walnut pesto – and foraging tips

A gorgeous ramson pesto recipe (with walnuts not pine nuts), plus tips on finding ramsons and foraging guidance