Welcome to my personal web site and blog. Some areas of the site still aren’t as complete as I would like them to be, but slowly but surely it will get there. There just never seem to be enough hours in the day and when I do snatch some minutes, I seldom get the desire to get on my computer as Maya, my gorgeous twelve year old daughter is far too alluring!
Please feel free to 'drop-by' to the site whenever you like. You can also come and see me in my practices which I run in Marylebone, London and Leicester, if you want my help sorting out a health problem. I treat a wide variety of medical conditions, from those that affect your digestion, heart, mind, weight or hormones, as well as supporting and treating patients, young and old with cancer, working alongside eminent Oncologists and Surgeons.
I also love seeing people who just want some inspiration as to how to eat well and deliciously to maximise their wellbeing and/or to improve their performance-having built up a strong reputation amongst Film Studios, actors, professional athletes and sports professionals for the past two decades.
I believe everyone is unique and I therefore treat you as an individual, taking into consideration all aspects of your health and lifestyle.
If you can't make it to my practices, you might want to arrange a skype or telephone consultation( see more info on the practice page) or look at my just-launched paperback book GOOD FOOD FOR LIFE or past articles on the Daily Mail, London Times and Observer websites for health and nutritional advice. More details of my other books can be found on the books section on this site.
ROASTED BEETROOT AND CREAMY MOZZARELLA
Roasted beetroot is an all-time comfort food for me, with a torn creamy buffalo mozzarella and some tangy rocket leaves drizzled with a little olive oil and lemon juice, alongside it. There is just something about the roasted sweetness of the beetroot, which luckily I’m still able to dig out of my rather bereft and wintry looking raised vegetable beds.
I am somewhat obsessed with Buffalo Mozzarella at the moment, as its soft light creaminess is so easy to swallow, making it so soothing for my patients who are struggling with managing to eat something which slips down easily, yet is more calorific than a simple soup.
The other favourite in my kitchen this week has been ripe mashed avocado, with plenty of freshly chopped dill and lemon stirred through, served with tinned sardines, which are incredibly good value to buy and have as a good cupboard staple, all rich in long chain, good for the heart and joints omega 3 fatty acids, and intensely satisfying, so that making a quick lunch alongside a few salad leaves takes just ten minutes. As a child I remember my mum serving us a tea of mashed sardines on warm buttery toast-quick, cheap, delicious and nourishing.
Maya also seems to luckily have a similar craving for intense flavours, so this is always a good quick tea to make when she comes in ravenously hungry from her horse riding. The other thing she loves are thin little pancakes stuffed with the tinned smoked fish, roasted aubergines, aka babaganoush-if you haven’t tried this combination, do!