Foraging for swimmers: watercress
Offering a gentle rendition of wasabi’s heat, watercress (Nasturtium officinale) is one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by…
Post-swim recipe: Mushroom and lentil ragu
Warm up after your swim with a flask of mushroom and lentil ragu – perfect with a big chunk of…
Post-swim recipe: Ranjan’s Chana Masala
Anna Southwell of Loves Cafe shares this authentic Chana Masala recipe cooked by Ranjan, an asylum seeker taking part in…
Post-swim recipe: simple cookies
These moreish cookies take little time to prepare and are ideal for sharing among friends after a cold dip.
Post swim recipe: everyday tomato sauce
A simple and nutritious tomato sauce recipe that comes in handy for a variety of meals.
Post swim recipe: frangipane mince pies
These decadent mince pies are great to share among friends after a festive dip. Recipe by Anna Southwell of Loves…
Does a warm drink after a cold swim really help?
A warm drink after a winter swim is top of everyone’s recovery list. But how effective is it in rewarming…
Post swim recipe: Pesto
Pair this simple homemade pesto with fresh pasta cooked on a camping stove – the perfect post swim recipe when…
POST SWIM RECIPE Massaman Dhal
Simple, quick and nutritious – this post-swim dhal is an ideal way to warm up after a cool dip.
Cold water, science and nutrition
What science says about exercising in cold environments, and what the nutrition implications of that might be.