23:52 | 21st March 2019


African Peanut Stew (Pork or Chicken)

This Months nutritious recipe from the food chain is: African Peanut Stew ( with Pork or Chicken) Serves: 5

Vegetable and chickpea tagine

This months recipe from the FOOD CHAIN is a Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine.


Falling on Saturday 1 December, World AIDS Day is a hugely important date in this year’s Food Chain calendar. The supreme efforts of our volunteers in the run up to World AIDS Day each year helps to ensure that we can continue to expand our services and help more people living with HIV in London.

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Healthy Eating - Khichdi

Khichdi is a popular dish cooked in Pakistan, northern India and Bangladesh. It is often cooked for children and people with stomach problems as it is easily digestible.

Healthy Eating - Aubergine Gratin

Other ideas for using turmeric are; in rice dishes (pictured) or as a seasoning for mashed potatoes, and sauté potatoes.

Healthy Eating - Smoked haddock chowder

The most accepted etymology for the word chowder comes from the pot in which it is cooked. The French word chaudron translated means “a pot,” developed from chaud, “hot” (also related to the Latin calderia and English cauldron).

Healthy Eating - Harissa chicken with black & white rice Serves 4

Harissa is a North African hot red sauce or paste made from chili peppers (often smoked or dried) and garlic, often with coriander and caraway or cumin and served with olive oil.

Superfoods Myths and Truths

With the list of supposed superfoods growing every week, Luis Luna investigates if you have to spend on exotic imports or if local cabbage will have the same effect.

Eating Positively

The Food Chain is marking its 20th Anniversary by delivering two new projects to support the changing needs of people living with HIV.

Eat to beat diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV. It affects as many as four out of every five HIV-positive people and can have profound effects on lifestyle. In this article we look at what causes diarrhoea and how it affects the body, and give some practical tips and recipes for how to control diarrhoea.