Author: Ali Barker

Buckwheat & Chia Seed Pizza

This fabulous pizza base recipe, made with buckwheat flour and chia seeds, has become a weekly favourite in our house as it can be made super quick: 10 mins prep, 20 mins in the oven, then a further 10 minutes once the toppings are on. Chia seeds are a great source of fibre which is important for digestive health and are packed with omega-3 fatty acids. They are also a good source of protein. Buckwheat is a seed not a grain. It doesn’t contain wheat or gluten (although those who are sensitive to gluten or celiac should be mindful...

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Family time together in the kitchen

This is my first article for Parent Tribe. I am very grateful for Hatti asking me to write for her website. I thought it may be a useful starting point to look at how kids can become more involved in the kitchen. I think this is such an important rhythm to introduce into family life. I am currently reading the Sacred Kitchen by Robin Robertson and Jon Robertson. Until the twentieth century, the hearth (in the kitchen) has been the centre of the home. At a day’s end, family members gathered in the kitchen, preparing and eating their meals,...

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