Recipe: Cardamom Coffee

Cardamom coffee gives a fragrant spin to your “cup of joe”. Indulge in a cup of cardamom coffee in the morning or with a slice of cake or baklava in the afternoon. Cardamom, native to the evergreen forests of India, has numerous health benefits. It is a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium, sulfur, and magnesium along with iron and manganese. Cardamom is used for … Continue reading Recipe: Cardamom Coffee

Food waste activist Selina Juul helping Denmark cut waste by 25%

Denmark has become one of the leading European countries in the fight against food waste, and one woman, Selina Juul, has been credited by the Danish Government for single-handedly helping the country reduce its food waste by 25 per cent in just five years. The Russo-Dane, who moved from Russia to Denmark when she was 13 years old, convinced Rema 1000, Denmark’s biggest low-cost supermarket chain, to replace … Continue reading Food waste activist Selina Juul helping Denmark cut waste by 25%

BigBarn: Making local food easier to find for consumers

Local food experts BigBarn are making it easy for people to “find good, safe, accountable food from local sources”. Through a postcode specific Local Food Map, BigBarn provides consumers with information on where to find food producers in their area. BigBarn’s Local Food Map currently includes listings of 6,500 local food outlets in the UK. BigBarn aims to reconnect consumers with their local producers, direct, or … Continue reading BigBarn: Making local food easier to find for consumers

Craved: Valentine’s gifts perfect for all foodies

Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift for your foodie other-half while supporting independent producers? Craved, Curators of British Craft Food, have put together Valentine’s gift sets featuring a Bloody Mary cocktail kit, beer bundle, and chilli treats including chocolate, olives and hot sauce for the chilli lover. A delightful array of gifts that will suit any foodie’s Valentine’s desires, Craved’s gift sets are made … Continue reading Craved: Valentine’s gifts perfect for all foodies

Recipe: Banana & Maple Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a healthy and delicious alternative to ice cream, and what’s more, if you make your own frozen yogurt at home you can experiment with a multitude of flavours that you are unlikely to find elsewhere. This recipe is easy and does not require a ice cream maker. It’s so simple to make that you may be experimenting with various flavours often. Ingredients: … Continue reading Recipe: Banana & Maple Frozen Yogurt

Recipe: Rum & Raisin Fudge

Fudge gets a slightly boozy flavour with the addition of rum-soaked raisins in this sweet treat. Makes an ideal gift for fudge lovers. Ingredients: 1 can condensed milk 450g demerara sugar 125g chopped butter 140g whole milk 300g raisins Dark rum Method: Soak the raisins in dark rum and leave overnight. Put the condensed milk, demerara sugar, chopped butter, and whole milk in a medium … Continue reading Recipe: Rum & Raisin Fudge

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper & Chilli Pesto

Pesto is a versatile tasty sauce that can be used as a stir-in sauce for pasta marinade or as a marinade for chicken or fish. Even if you are short of time, making your own pesto sauce is quick, simple and easy. This recipe for red pesto includes red chilli, which adds a hot kick to the tangy sun-dried tomatoes. It can also be made … Continue reading Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper & Chilli Pesto

London pub rolls out fully vegan menu in commitment to sustainability

London pub, The Blacksmith & The Toffeemaker, has decided to take their commitment to sustainable practices once step further by operating a fully vegan menu. The Blacksmith & The Toffeemaker, which rolled out the vegan only menu on 5 January, made the move purely for sustainability reasons. In a statement, The Blacksmith & Toffeemaker said: “We have decided to make our menu fully vegan. “We are … Continue reading London pub rolls out fully vegan menu in commitment to sustainability

Recipe: Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon buns are a sweet treat that can be enjoyed anytime of day, provided that they haven’t all been consumed for breakfast. A popular recipe in Sweden, there are various ways to make cinammon buns. The below recipe is a delight as it’s simple, easy and requires no-fuss when it comes to arranging the buns. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Recipe: Cinnamon Buns