Purple Carrot, Strawberry, Watermelon and Lime Smoothie

A smoothie we have been loving in our house lately. Purple carrots add not only an amazing hue to the smoothie but a great “sweetness”. I’m a veggie girl so it is very rare that I will have a smoothie … Continue reading

Mandarin and Thyme Curd

The rain had set in with drizzly determination. The kind of rain that threatens the spirit, dampening more than just the land, the kind that sends even the sweetest of kids to the dark side. After exhausting all the usual … Continue reading

Mint, Pea, Cacao and Coconut Smoothie

When I think of recent health trends, there are 3 that in my world have been growing with rapid speed, pushing aside the recent, now classics of vegan, gluten free and dairy free. Raw, Green Smoothie and Coconuts are the … Continue reading

Hazelnut milk

As a life long morning cereal eater, usually my homemade toasted muesli and mostly avoiding dairy, it’s been all about soy when it comes to milk choice. That is until recently, when procrastination about grocery shopping resulted in a shortage … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Verbena Iced Tea

It’s well into summer here in the southern Hemisphere. Long hot humid days are upon us. Days perfect for nothing more than cool water swimming and ice cold drinks and iced tea sure does fit the latter. For me, iced … Continue reading

Spiced Tomato and Cherry Chutney

  I’m inherently British, I was born there and my family like to upkeep many British traditions, a big turkey roast at Christmas (despite the 40c heat), tea is drunk whenever anyone moves and chutney and pickles are the traditional … Continue reading

Authentic Vanilla Bean Egg Custard

The festive season is well and truly upon us. Last minute Christmas present shopping, wrapping of said presents, Christmas carols, list making, menu planning. It can all feel a little chaotic. Truth be told this is one of my favourite … Continue reading

Rhubarb Gingerbeer Cocktail

It is officially summer is here in the southern hemisphere. Extended sunny days, hot sun and a desire to spend afternoons sipping cool refreshing beverages whilst relaxing. Is that not what summer is for? The Rhubarb Gingerbeer cocktail is a … Continue reading