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Review | The Natural Food Kitchen by Jordan Bourke

Over the past week I’ve been leafing through The Natural Food Kitchen, the second cookbook from Jordan Bourke. Just to clear this up right away, I love it. Much like Jordan’s previous book, ‘The Guilt-Free Gourmet’, The Natural Food Kitchen aims to get natural, healthy food into the homes and bellies of the nation. I’m all about this message. I’ve come across loads of books, blogs and speakers who are on the same mission as Jordan, and I think The Natural Food Kitchen actually nails it. The recipes in this book are familiar, not frightening, and the “alternative ingredients” (coconut palm sugar as opposed to standard refined sugar for example) can easily be slowly integrated into the kitchen cupboards. It’s not pretentious or holier-than-thou, Jordan Bourke genuinely wants you to have everything you need to eat better long term and that passion comes across beautifully throughout the book. I’ve tried a couple of recipes so far, the first was Pissaladière – made here with spelt flour – which was just gorgeous. I’ve included this recipe at the end of …