Perpetual Consumption | almonds

Freekeh Salad

What a tasty little grain this is.  Freekeh is young, green wheat which has been toasted and cracked.  One of the so called ‘ancient grains’ which have made a resurgence in recent years, it is packed full of goodness and tastes great too.  I can’t get it at my supermarket, but I think some fancy supermarkets stock it and most delis and health food shops.  READ MORE


Black Pepper, Rosemary & Fennel Biscotti

So I made these two days ago for the first time and they are AMAZING!  The savoury black pepper and rosemary go so so well with the sweet raisins (I used sultanas) and the almonds.  The fennel isn’t for everyone, I know, but you could easily leave it out or reduce the amount to half or a quarter.  Served with a strong gooey cheese (D’Affinois) and some fresh apricot it was O.M.G. Yum – a great little dessert, giving the sweets a break for one night at least!  READ MORE