Food Waste Philosophy: Shane Jordan’s commitment to raising awareness of food waste

Food waste has been making the headlines in recent times, and providing an honest and positive look at the issue, through lived experience, is where Shane Jordan comes clean and tells it as it is. The Bristol-native is the author of the Food Waste Philosophy, a book which discloses the truth behind food, and how food affects our lives. In the Food Waste Philosophy, the … Continue reading Food Waste Philosophy: Shane Jordan’s commitment to raising awareness of food waste

Recipe: Spinach & Ricotta Rolls

Spinach and ricotta rolls are an ideal food for a light lunchtime meal, party food or as a snack, enjoyed by both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. This recipe for spinach and ricotta rolls uses shop bought puff pastry sheets, as well as spinach, ricotta, nutmeg, salt and pepper. The spinach used in this recipe is frozen spinach, which often works better than fresh spinach when cooking … Continue reading Recipe: Spinach & Ricotta Rolls

Recipe: Chocolate Orange Energy Balls

Chocolate and orange is a great combination, and works particularly well in protein energy balls for a sweet, healthy treat. This recipe for chocolate orange energy balls uses the zest of one orange, a handful of raisins, cashew nuts, cocoa powder and coconut oil to create these delicious chocolate orange-style truffles. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer who specialises … Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Orange Energy Balls

Recipe: Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake is most certainly a preferred choice of cake on the treats menu for kids and adults alike. Check out this simple recipe for chocolate cake, using basic cake essentials. What’s more you don’t need any fancy equipment either, as a wooden spoon will do for mixing. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer who specialises in sustainable lifestyle … Continue reading Recipe: Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

The Free Store: Free surplus food for all in Wellington, New Zealand

Shipping containers have provided a multitude of uses and services the world over. There’s been boutique hotels, pop-up shopping malls and cafes housed in these containers. Now a shipping container in Wellington, New Zealand is housing a free food service, The Free Store. The Free Store redistributes quality, fresh surplus food from Wellington’s eateries directly to those in need. There are no conditions on who can … Continue reading The Free Store: Free surplus food for all in Wellington, New Zealand

Recipe: Chicken Katsu Curry

Japanese chicken katsu curry is a perfect meal for dinner as the temperatures start to drop significantly on a night now as Autumn graces us. This recipe for chicken katsu is simple and easy to follow, and the process of cooking the chicken coated in breadcrumbs requires frying in a pan, rather than deep frying. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is … Continue reading Recipe: Chicken Katsu Curry

Recipe: Homemade Crumpets

Crumpets served with butter melting into the pits of this no-bake bread is a quintessential British treat. Topped with jam, marmite or any topping of your choice, nothing beats a homemade crumpet. Check out this recipe for homemade crumpets. You will need crumpet or muffin cooking rings for this recipe. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer who specialises in … Continue reading Recipe: Homemade Crumpets

Midnight Apothecary: Sip a botanical cocktail at London’s pop-up rooftop garden

Summer may have passed, but there’s still time to enjoy a botanical cocktail at London’s pop-up cocktail bar, the Midnight Apothecary. At the head of the bar, housed in the garden above Brunel’s famous Thames Tunnel and now home to The Brunel Museum, is botanist whizz, Lottie Muir. The pop-up cocktail bar started life in 2012 when the gardener and forager was tasked with transforming the neglected … Continue reading Midnight Apothecary: Sip a botanical cocktail at London’s pop-up rooftop garden

Recipe: Roast Chicken with Tarragon

Roast chicken with tarragon is a tasty treat for a traditional Sunday roast, or for a chicken feast any day. The recipe below is simple and easy, and uses just three ingredients – salt, fresh tarragon and a whole chicken. This recipe also requires baking paper. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer who specialises in sustainable lifestyle and living, … Continue reading Recipe: Roast Chicken with Tarragon

Bulk Market: London’s first-ever zero waste food market

Bulk Market, London’s first-ever zero waste food market, is aiming to bring a “new way of shopping” –  with brandless products sourced locally from other social enterprises, cooperatives, community farms or made on site, all sold in bulk or in reusable containers. Bulk Market, which opened its doors in Hackney last month, is the brainchild of former marketing exec, Ingrid Caldironi, who decided to tackle the … Continue reading Bulk Market: London’s first-ever zero waste food market