Recipes: Summer Punch

Summer Punch Ingredients: I lemon sliced; A bunch of Mint with the leaves picked off; 1 litre of ginger beer; 1-2 passionfruit pulp; and Tea (I prefer Lady Grey for its delicate flavour ) Method: The night before you need the punch, place some cooled tea in an ice-cube tray and place in freezer to… Continue reading Recipes: Summer Punch

Recipes: Garlic & Saffron Risotto

Garlic & Saffron Risotto Ingredients: 1 pinch of saffron 1 pinch of salt 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock 1 ½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup white wine 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion 3 garlic cloves 1 cup peas 1/3 cup crumbled feta or grated Parmesan (vegetable rennet… Continue reading Recipes: Garlic & Saffron Risotto

Recipes: Quick Crust Free Quiche Loraine

Quick Crust Free Quiche Loraine  Ingredients: * 3 Eggs * 375ml (one large can) evap skim milk *½ cup SR flour * 60g reduced fat cheese * 4 slices reduced-fat bacon * 2 spring onions *Seasoning (salt, pepper etc) *Cooking Spray Method: Combine eggs, flour and milk and whisk till smooth. Add chopped up spring onions, cheese,… Continue reading Recipes: Quick Crust Free Quiche Loraine

Natural Cleaners: Four Thieves Vinegar

Four Thieves Vinegar Recipe (natural disinfectant/cleaning agent) Ingredients: * Vinegar (white wine or apple cider) – 2 litres * Wormwood (1 tablespoon) * Sage (1 tablespoon) * Marjoram (1 tablespoon) * Meadowsweet (1 tablespoon) * Campala Root (3 tablespoons) * Angelic Root (3 tablespoons) * Rosemary (3 tablespoons) * Horehound(3 tablespoons) * Champhor (3 tablespoons)… Continue reading Natural Cleaners: Four Thieves Vinegar

Soap Making: Cold Process

Soap Making: Cold Process Method Ingredients: *Soap making pot (stainless steal pot is the best) *Measuring beakers or cups; *Kitchen scales; *Thermometer (long ones used to check milk heat for coffee frothing  is perfect); *Essential or Fragrant oils ; *Olive Oil (use canola or rice bran as substitute); *Coconut Oil (use palm or cocoa butter as… Continue reading Soap Making: Cold Process