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With Christmas just around the corner, Jo is excited to share with you this Gluten Free Christmas cake. It’s a moist, delicious, gluten free festive treat. With just the right amount of holiday spice, this cake is delicious and full of goodness, including pumpkin and pumpkin seeds. It’s made with rice flour and sweetened with[...]↣ READ MORE

This easy-to-make marmalade makes a delicious spread that always goes down well at the Azul breakfast table – try it and see for yourself! And don’t forget that Jo will be running a hands-on cooking and nutrition workshop in London, at Central Street Cookery School. Please see ‘Truly healthy, London’ for more information. You can win a[...]↣ READ MORE

The combination of the rosemary and chili work surprisingly well – and this a fantastically healthy alternative to creamy spreads. Easy to make, full of protein and really satisfying. It’s a winner all round. 

In this short instructional video, Jo shows how to make a delicious sweet curry dip. Enjoy!

Jo’s cookbook has arrived! With 75 delicious recipes, mouth watering photos, life changing nutrition advice and Jo’s story, this book is a must have for those looking to boost energy levels, learn new and exciting vegetarian recipes, and most of all have a little fun in the kitchen. Here’s one of her fabulous recipes from[...]↣ READ MORE

Hope you’ve all been enjoying the summer weather and the opportunity to eat lots of light and fresh food. Here’s another summer recipe from the Azul kitchen for you to try. Let us know what you think! Ingredients ½ lettuce head ½ grapefruit, chopped 1 pomegranate, peeled 1 apple, chopped For the dressing: Juice of[...]↣ READ MORE

Leave the mayo on the supermarket shelf and try this fresh, crunchy, zingy coleslaw instead. Simple and so much more satisfying… Ingredients ½ medium white cabbage, finely chopped 2 carrots, grated 1 apple, chopped 2 handfuls of raisins For the dressing: 3 tbsp sesame or extra virgin olive oil The juice of 1 lemon 1[...]↣ READ MORE

Calling all gluten-free cake lovers! With banana, date and spices, and coconut oil instead of butter, this is a surprisingly healthy cake and a great treat for happy taste buds and a happy belly. Enjoy! Ingredients 200g dates or date puree 100ml water 3 bananas, mashed 50g coconut oil 3 eggs Juice and zest of[...]↣ READ MORE

Don’t forget to eat your greens! This month Jo makes it just that bit easier for us to get the benefits of super-nutritious broccoli. This delicious side-dish always goes down well at the villa retreat… even amongst those who aren’t normally keen on broccoli. So even if you’re not a fan (especially if you’re not[...]↣ READ MORE

You lucky people! Azul’s nutrition expert and resident chef, Jo Dombernowsky, will be sharing her recipes and nutrition tips right here on the Azul blog. Yes, we know you’d rather have Jo in your kitchen but this is possibly the next best thing… Here’s one of Jo’s tasty tapenades from her upcoming and highly anticipated[...]↣ READ MORE