Eggplants

Eggplants

Eggplants (also known as aubergines) are popular in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine, and are part of the nightshade family. Other nightshades include potatoes, tomatoes, and capsicum/peppers.   Eggplants are a source of a large range of vitamins and...
The Big ‘C’ Word

The Big ‘C’ Word

I contemplated on whether I should write this post. Yesterday, I had lunch with a good friend of mine. She revealed to me that someone very close to her (also known to me) had bowel cancer. She has only just recently celebrated her 50th birthday. Bowel cancer used to...