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Keith combines his background in ayurveda, herbalism and yoga with over 30 years as a plant-based chef. Author of 'Cooking with Love' Keith is known for his highly engaging retreats, courses and workshops.

Vegan, Sugar-free Battenberg Cake

Here are my very own vegan and sugar-free cake recipes cut up into long rectangles and made into this super healthy Battenberg Cake. The raw beetroot and 100% fruit jams give a vibrant colour and natural sweet taste without any sugar! The cakes are also made with super […]

Ayurvedic Scotch Broth

You may not think of Scotch broth as a typical Ayurvedic dish—but to me it is! That’s because it is made with the seasonal and local ingredients that are perfectly suited to the climate here in Wales, England and Scotland. The barley, peas and vegetables are really nourishing […]

Help! I’m Teaching Indian Cooking to a Gujarati Group

We have all heard of the phrase ‘Taking coals to Newcastle’ but how about ‘Taking chapattis to a Gujarati cooking group in Bolton?’. This week I dared to do just that… and my chappatis weren’t even that round!   I was at Bolton Hindu Centre showing a Gujarati […]

Masala Dosa Video Special

See our fantastic video showing you step by step how to make the amazing masala dosa in your own home. Also see dosa recipe for full recipe. Get a cuppa and enjoy!

Keith’s Crispy Dosa Recipe

You might think fast food is a relatively recent phenomenon, and that the idea came from the USA. But the South Indians have been at it for thousands of years! Unlike a lot of western fast food—South Indian fast food is healthy, quick and tasty. It’s South Indian […]

Find your Ayurvedic Constitution

Finding your own constitution type is a great way to know more about yourself—what diet, yoga and lifestyle will suit you best? Advice on yoga, healthy diet can be very contradictory and confusing. Ayurveda makes it personal, and finds the optimum lifestyle choices for you! In ayurveda, everything […]

Cooking with St Valentine’s

Today is Valentine’s Day and its good to remember the first one which was nearly 2000 years ago in Roman times. Valentine was a priest before Christianity was recognised in Rome and he was imprisoned for his beliefs. But that didn’t stop him performing wonderful miracles. While in […]

Cooking with Love

In life, all you need is love. In the kitchen, it’s cooking with love. ‘Cooking with Love’ means just that—turning an everyday activity into something magical. What’s the secret? Simply that the way you cook (and eat) is just as important as the food itself. Like me, this […]

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From Malta with Love

Looking for a warm, central location for our world wide team to meet up (from the UK, Europe and Australia), we though where better than Malta? Located in the centre of the Mediterranean, Malta is derived from the words ‘medi’ (middle) and ‘terrain’ (earth) so literally means the […]

The Australian ‘Cooking with Love’ Story

The story of the Australian and UK books starts together. They were both conceived in my mind about 6 years ago (see Cooking with Love Story). The story of the Australian and UK books starts together. They were both conceived in my mind about 6 years ago. Throughout […]

Ayurvedic Sweet Potato Curry

Today at the Dru Yoga Centre in Snowdonia I made the Ayurvedic Sweet Potato Curry a recipe from our new book ‘Cooking with Love’. This was the result enough for 40 people. It is a nice light vegetable dish, meaning there was plenty of space left for lots […]

The ‘Cooking with Love’ Story

Four years ago I finally decided to write the book I had been promising myself and everyone else. So I got out my notepad and started writing a few notes, trying to be creative. I soon realised that a blank piece of paper can be quite intimidating. I […]

Festive Gluten-free Nutroast with Paneer

This gluten-free nutroast recipe is one of my favourites for vegetarian dinner guests. The paneer gives the nutroast a delicious twist that everyone will enjoy. It’s a great vegetarian option for Christmas. Make lots though because it is so tasty everyone will want a slice! The recipe below […]

Keith’s Bear Breakfast and Quiz

For my birthday I was told we were off to the mountains to see snow leopards, bears and red pandas. I thought I was in for a trip to the Himalayas, but after a 20 minute drive we arrived at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in nearby Colwyn Bay. […]

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