Recipe: New Year’s Eve Pimm’s Party Punch

Ok so Pimm’s is traditionally a summer drink, but what the heck, New Year is on its way, so raid your drink’s cabinet and pack some punch with this winter-themed Pimm’s tonight. What’s great about this is you can pretty much experiment with seasonal fruits and herbs. Ingredients: Pimm’s No. 1 Lemonade Mint leaves 3 Clementines 1/2 Pomegranate, seeds Ice Fill a jug halfway with … Continue reading Recipe: New Year’s Eve Pimm’s Party Punch

Trolley’d: Australia’s portable bars serving up sustainable cocktails from repurposed airline trolleys

Australia’s first portable bar Trolley’d is serving up cocktails, with a focus on sustainability, from repurposed airline cart bar trolleys. All cocktails use ingredients use ingredients sourced from local farms, and native ingredients foraged by Trolley’d’s team. The portable bar hire business was founded by “hospitality aficionados” Christopher Thomas and Byron Woolfrey in Sydney. The pair met while working together at Bronte-based cafe, Three Blue Ducks, where … Continue reading Trolley’d: Australia’s portable bars serving up sustainable cocktails from repurposed airline trolleys

How to Regrow Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs

There are numerous fruit and veggies that can be regrown from scraps, as well as seeds. Everything from lettuce, lemongrass, potatoes, celery, ginger, pineapple and onions – can be regrown. Check out the below video on how to regrow food from scraps that would otherwise be thrown out. Growing your own food enables you to become self-sufficient and less reliant on store-brought produce and to … Continue reading How to Regrow Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs

The Perennial: San Francisco restaurant setting a sustainable model for restaurants to follow

San Francisco is leading the way when it comes to implementing zero waste and taking action, now one of the city’s restaurants – The Perennial – has set itself the goal of becoming the world’s most sustainable restaurant, and wants other restaurants to follow in its footsteps. Husband-and-wife team Karen Leibowitz and Anthony Myint opened The Perennial in San Francisco in 2016 with the aim to … Continue reading The Perennial: San Francisco restaurant setting a sustainable model for restaurants to follow

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