Author Archive | Richard

Vegans needed to taste test new vegan Quorn products

  We’ve just received an interesting email from Solent Vegetarians and Vegans…. “All Quorn products currently available aren’t vegan since they contains eggs and sometimes milk, but Quorn Foods tell us that they have made a vegan version and they want vegans to try it and give their opinion on two different vegan quorn products. […]

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Recipe of the month: Mushroom and Leek Gratin

This is a deliciously creamy dish that can be served either as a main course or as an accompaniment.  I really like to have it with a baked potato and some steamed purple sprouting broccoli. Serves 4 Ingredients 900g leeks – carefullywashed, trimmed and sliced  250g mushrooms – wiped and sliced 3 tbsp rapeseed oil […]

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Raw Chocolate….!

After one of my short workshops at the shop before Christmas Carla B has made up this great little recipe card showing how easy it is to make your own healthy choccie snacks……many thanks Carla! And click here for a great blog all about the health benefits of raw chocolate….

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Would you like to volunteer at Rice Up?

The shop is a busy place and there’s always lots to do!  So we’re very happy when people volunteer to help…..  If you’d like to offer a few hours a week then why not come along to our Volunteer Evening at the shop on Monday 17 February 7pm (till 9pm). We’ll give you some information […]

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Mini Figgy Puds

Mini Figgy Puddings   These festive raw sweets are packed with goodness, contain no processed sugar and taste divine!  They are very popular with adults and children alike…..  You can vary the ingredients to suit your taste – just follow the basic principle of 1 quantity of nuts to 2 quantities of fruit.   Ingredients: […]

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Brazil Nut Cheese

Brazil Nut Cheese   This is a versatile raw nut cheese that has many nutritional benefits.  It is reminiscent of ‘Boursin’ and is a great dish to put out on a buffet table to be eaten with crackers, crudités or toast.  It went down very well with all the people in the shop when I […]

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Chilli & Raisin Chocolate Bark

Chilli & Raisin Chocolate Bark Serves 1 chocaholic or several others!     Ingredients: 1 cup liquid coconut oil (200ml) ½ cup cacao powder (80g) 1tbsp agave nectar ½ cup raisins and/or chopped nuts (60g) 1 tsp chilli flakes ½ tsp salt (pref pink Himalayan) ½ tsp fresh grated nutmeg   Method: Put cacao powder […]

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Cashew Truffles

Chocolate Cashew Truffles Makes around 18 truffles Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews (approx 125g) 1 cup dates (approx 150g) ¼ cup raw chocolate powder (approx 40g) 1/8 cup water (2-3 tbsp) Optional coatings: Choc Powder, Chocolate Nibs, Desiccated Coconut, Chopped Nuts….   Method: In a blender, grinder or food processor whiz the cashews into a […]

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Stir Up for a Fairer Christmas

Rice Up is proud to be part of ‘Stir up’ – a local campaign by Fairer Christmas that promotes Fairtrade products this Christmas. The campaign runs from 18-23rd Nov, and on 23rd November Rebecca Kinge who is running the campaign will be in Community Corner running a children’s workshop making Christmas decorations using fairtrade and […]

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