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Head chef at the Dru Centre in North Wales, Snowdonia Mountain Lodge, Keith devises and oversees the culinary and nutritional delights for all the course participants throughout the year.

His passion for feeding people began with home-baking at the age of 10. He was soon bringing to school cakes, breads and pasties. His schoolmates joined in and before long they were swapping cakes and recipes during the lunch breaks and raiding mums’ cookery books in the evenings.

A qualified Medical Herbalist Keith also offers exclusive and engaging health and nutrition retreats and courses in North Wales, aswell as workshops and seminars on Aryuveda throughout the UK and abroad.

spice in bowl with lemon

Samia’s Spicy Secret

Cooking For Indian Indian People The most difficult test I’ve found in cooking is to make Indian food for Indian people!  A bit like making fresh pasta for Italians, mousaka for Greek people or deep fried Mars bars for the Scots. When I worked in India for 4 months at our retreat centre, […]

Wong Kei-ths

Wong Kei Restaurant  on Wardour Street in Chinatown, has a reputation for really great value chinese food and fast service. It’s always full and a lot of the local chinese people eat there, so it must be good. It also has a reputation for the rudest waiters in London, which […]

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Lose 2lb in 20 minutes, the Easy Way!

Get excess Christmas weight off fast! No diets, exercise or removal of body parts, in fact it’s really relaxing. It’s colonic irrigation! After 20 minutes washing out your colon, you really are 2lb lighter. I went this week and it’s really amazing,  the therapist is always incredibly enthusiastic […]

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Christmas Recipes 1 : Nut Roast

Veggie Christmas Cookery Demo’s This week we have had some great Veggie Christmas cookery demo’s, in Sale, Manchester and Dimensions in Bangor. This is a great nut roast recipe from the demo. It’s not a veggie Christmas without nut roast, burned roasties and luke warm sprouts. Make plenty […]

Keith’s Vegetarian Christmas Tips

You don’t necessarily need to be a strict vegetarian to be healthy. Even a predominantly plant-based diet is a much healthier lifestyle choice than eating largely animal products every day. In the USA, a congregation called ‘Seventh Day Adventists’ has many people who choose to be vegetarian. Other […]