St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Chocolate Guinness Cake

Whatever shenanigans you are up to this St Patrick’s Day, be sure to set aside a can of Guinness to make a gem of a cake – Chocolate Guinness Cake. The addition of Guinness in the chocolate cake enhances the richness and tanginess of the cocoa, rather than adding a stout taste. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about sustainable lifestyle … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Chocolate Guinness Cake

Pancake Day Recipes

Pancake Day, otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday, has arrived! Whether you start your day with these versatile treats or have an evening blow out with your family or friends, there are numerous ways of making pancakes and even more choices when it comes to toppings. Like anyone needs an excuse to indulge in pancakes, but what’s the deal with Pancake Day exactly? Every year, Pancake … Continue reading Pancake Day Recipes

Recipe: Cheese & Thyme Oatcakes

Oatcakes are a healthy and nutritious snack to munch on when you are in need of a little something. With the delightful addition of cheese and thyme, these oatcakes are simple and easy to make and will go down a treat with kids and adults alike. Ingredients:  220g of rolled oats 150g of medium cheddar cheese, grated 1 tsp of dried thyme 30g of butter, … Continue reading Recipe: Cheese & Thyme Oatcakes

How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Sage is a prevalent herb used worldwide in cooking and herbal medicine. Whether you opt for the fresh or dried form, sage adds a warm, pine-like flavor with hints of rosemary and citrus to any dish. Here are some tips on how to select, prepare, store and preserve this useful herb. via How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Barnraiser: Crowdfunding platform connecting sustainable food producers with conscious consumers

Crowdfunding platform Barnraiser is connecting food producers, farmers, chefs, and tastemakers in healthy and sustainable food with consumers who want better health for themselves and the planet. Barnraiser makes it easy to discover, share, and fund online the people changing how the world farms, eats and lives – giving farmers and food entrepreneurs a chance to raise funds and find new customers. The crowdfunding site, which … Continue reading Barnraiser: Crowdfunding platform connecting sustainable food producers with conscious consumers

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Red Rose Cocktail

Red roses, symbolic of love, are the most common Valentine’s gift exchanged. There are numerous ways that you can channel the love magick of red roses and bring it into yours and your significant other’s Valentine’s Day – whether it’s via a bouquet of fresh roses, dried rose petals in a pot pourri mix, rose eau de toilette, or a cocktail made using rose syrup. … Continue reading Recipe: Valentine’s Day Red Rose Cocktail

Everybody Eats: New Zealand’s first permanent pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience

Everybody Eats, a pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience in New Zealand, has become a permanent fixture in Auckland following the success of its weekly pop-up. Volunteers take food that would otherwise go to waste, and turn it into a three course meal for diners at Avondale’s Woodworks cafe. Meals are served to customers from all walks of life – including homeless people, elderly and persons suffering … Continue reading Everybody Eats: New Zealand’s first permanent pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience

DingsDums Dumplings: Berlin-based eatery making dim sum-inspired dumplings from surplus food

Getting creative with food waste is fortunately becoming a norm worldwide. Inspired by Chinese dim sum, a Berlin-based trio have invented DingsDums Dumplings by packing surplus fruit, vegetables and organic meat into pasta dough. The DingsDums Dumplings team – brother and sister duo Mauritz and Jilianne Schröder and their friend Ann-Kathrin Wohlrab – serve unusual fillings such as green asparagus, guinea fowl, curry lentils or Nuremberg … Continue reading DingsDums Dumplings: Berlin-based eatery making dim sum-inspired dumplings from surplus food