Healthy can be tasty, as Keeley Bolger discovers
AFEW years ago, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall startled to learn he had high cholesterol. A lover of home-grown veg, who has always ‘eaten salads and fruit’, the 49-year-old admits his GP’s diagnosis took him by surprise.
“I thought I was basically very healthy,” explains the TV chef and food writer, who lives in Devon with his wife Marie and their four children.
“I felt more or less pretty good most of the time, but then I stopped and thought, ‘well actually, you do slap the butter on a bit too much on your morning toast, and if the cheese is out at the end of a meal and you’ve got a glass of wine on the go, you do go back there for a bit more’.”
Although both toast and cheese
Cashews add a new dimension to this tasty, warming dish