High Mood Food is written by the founder of the High Mood Food deli Ursel Barnes. Brought up in West Berlin, Ursel was raised on homemade breads, fermented local food + lots of yoga. Following her career in finance, Ursel trained as an executive coach. Working with highly pressurised professional clients, she knows the critical difference a healthy diet makes to wellbeing on every level – from professional performance to personal happiness. Ursel believes the complexity of flavour of fermentation is essential to exciting vegcentric cooking, and that this savoury tang and is highly addictive!
High Mood Food
High Mood Food is the new cook book and guide to eating healthily from the Chelsea-based deli of the same name. Their unique focus is gut health, which means this beautifully-designed hardback cook book is filled to the brim with advice and recipes that are nutritious, vegcentric and inclusive, championing the benefits of using the live bacteria found in fermented foods. As well as a over 100 recipes, the book will also take you on a journey into fermenting and show you how easy it is to make and keep some staple ferments in your fridge, just as our ancestors would have done to preserve their food throughout the seasons. Highlighting the merits of kefir, kraut, kimchi, kombucha and kamut sourdough as their five key ingredients, High Mood Food offers a complete guide and array of recipes to help you change your diet and create a way of life that makes you get the most out of each day.
Recipes include: Keto Breakfast Jerusalem Artichoke Soup Miso roasted cauliflower Biotic Slaw Red chicory and fig salad with fresh goat’s cheese and walnut Charred corn with piquillo peppers and kimchi salt Cultured coronation chicken Goat’s cheese with bee pollen and roasted muscat grapes