Help save community-made cider, Local Fox

The Orchard Project – the people behind London’s community-made cider, Local Fox Cider – have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help keep this unique tipple alive. With less than a week to go, The Orchard Project is hoping to raise £17,500 by 10 December to keep the production of Local Fox Cider running, since its funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund is coming to an … Continue reading Help save community-made cider, Local Fox

DIY Natural Disinfectant and Deodoriser for Chopping Board

The chopping board is quite possibly the most used item in the kitchen and is often exposed to a myriad of foodstuffs – from meat, fruits, vegetables to herbs. It is essential to keep your chopping board throroughly cleansed in between uses, not just because of strong and pungent odours from foods such as garlic and onion which can linger, but also in order to … Continue reading DIY Natural Disinfectant and Deodoriser for Chopping Board

Coconut Aminos: What is it, what are the health benefits and how to use it

Coconut is truly one of the most versatile foods, and it is fast becoming a kitchen staple in its myriad of forms -be it in its oil, water, sugar, flour and fresh nut forms. But now a lesser known coconut substance is making itself known, coconut aminos. Coconut aminos is a liquid made from the aged sap of coconut blossoms and salt. The sap is fermented and … Continue reading Coconut Aminos: What is it, what are the health benefits and how to use it

Wellbeing Cocktail Recipe: Cold-fighting and Immune Boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito

If you are currently nursing a seasonal cold – anything from the snivvles, dry cough, blocked sinuses or feeling “under the weather”, give this immune boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito to blast the cooties to smithereens. The active ingredient in fresh ginger, gingerol, can help lower the risk of infections, including respiratory infections associated with cold and flu. The vitamin C in limes can boost … Continue reading Wellbeing Cocktail Recipe: Cold-fighting and Immune Boosting Ginger, Lime & Honey Mojito

How long does it take Food to Spoil? [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

There are clearly many ways food is wasted, but one way is in our own homes. It affects our environment and our own wallet. Check out this infographic that details each food item broken down by storage medium in your freezer, refrigerator, or pantry. via How long does it take Food to Spoil? [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How long does it take Food to Spoil? [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Recipe: Banana Loaf Cake with Buttercream Topping

If you find you’ve got bananas in the fruit bowl that are going brown, don’t let them go to waste, get baking instead. This Banana Loaf Cake with Buttercream Topping is easy to make and is a real teatime treat. Ingredients:  For the loaf cake: 140g Golden Caster Sugar 140g unsalted butter, softened 2 medium eggs, beaten 2 very ripe bananas, mashed 140g self-raising flour … Continue reading Recipe: Banana Loaf Cake with Buttercream Topping

Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Pizza is an all round favourite to share at parties and to serve at meal times. But if you find pizza leaves you feeling boated, opt for a low-carb alternative like a cauliflower-crust pizza instead. As demand increases for low-carb foods that are healthy, the shops are now awash with many alternative foods such as cauliflower pizza crust – in the US, the Oprah-endorsed frozen … Continue reading Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Kid Chef Apple Bundt Cake — Cooking Magic for Kids

The central hole in the bundt pan lets the middle of this moist apple cake cook perfectly. Apples are a nutritious source of fiber, rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients with vitamin A and C and potassium. Organic apple cider adds that extra apple flavor to hit the spot. Bring 4 cups organic apple cider to […] via Kid Chef Apple Bundt Cake — Cooking Magic for … Continue reading Kid Chef Apple Bundt Cake — Cooking Magic for Kids

Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency

Want to know how to make a Bloody Mary from ingredients that would normally go to waste or how to identify and use ingredients from an urban green space within cocktail making? Then head down to the pop-up Conscious bar at The Refinery Regent’s Place, to inspire mindful living. Ketel One, eco-friendly specialists KeepCup, and wild food expert James Wood, launch a month long residency at … Continue reading Cocktails with Care Collective: Sustainable cocktail bar opens month-long residency