Recipe: Cocktail Syrups

Listen up home cocktail makers, having a batch of cocktail syrups makes it much easier for you to get busy with the cocktail making without faffing when you’re entertaining. This video from Australia’s Steve the Bartender shows you how to make essential coktail syrups including simple, mint, raspberry, ginger and honey syrups. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including … Continue reading Recipe: Cocktail Syrups

Recipe: High-Protein Labneh Cheese

If you’re fan of Greek Yogurt and cheese, then chances are you’re going to love Labneh. Labneh, a popular cheese used in Lebanese cuisine, is simply strained Greek Yogurt which is strained for 24 hours to produce a rich, creamy texture similar to whipped cream cheese. If you’re looking for a high protein cheese, you’re pretty much in luck with Labneh, and what’s more is … Continue reading Recipe: High-Protein Labneh Cheese

Civiltà Contadina: Preserving Italy’s food heritage through promoting traditional farming and heritage crops

Italian cuisine is appreciated the world over, so with an aim to preserve the country’s rich food heritage, Civiltà Contadina is on a mission to revive traditional ways of farming in Italy and to save heritage crops and species, once the mainstay crops in rural Italy. Founded in 1996, the non-profit organisation was created to counter the loss of traditional fruit and vegetables which have … Continue reading Civiltà Contadina: Preserving Italy’s food heritage through promoting traditional farming and heritage crops

Pick-a-Flavor No-Churn Ice Cream — ravenhawks’ magazine

Ingredients 1 14 ounces can sweetened condensed milk 2 cups heavy cream 2 teaspoons vanilla Directions Step 1 Pour a 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk into an extra-large bowl; stir in flavoring. (Or steep the milk with ingredients like herbs or spices to flavor it.) In another large bowl beat 2 cups heavy cream and […] via Pick-a-Flavor No-Churn Ice Cream — ravenhawks’ magazine Continue reading Pick-a-Flavor No-Churn Ice Cream — ravenhawks’ magazine

Scottish chef Jock Zonfrillo helping to safeguard Aboriginal culinary traditions with Indigenous food database

Scottish-born chef Jock Zonfrillo is helping to safeguard Aboriginal culinary traditions with the creation of one of the biggest Indigenous food databases in the world. The chef behind the Adelaide-based Orana Restaurant has made it his mission to revolutionise Australian food culture through combining the preservation of Indigenous knowledge and practice with contemporary methods and innovation. Fascinated by the relationship that Indigenous people have with … Continue reading Scottish chef Jock Zonfrillo helping to safeguard Aboriginal culinary traditions with Indigenous food database

Types of alternative Milks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Those on a vegan, vegetarian, paleo, or ketogenic diet often utilize plant-based milks as an alternative to cow’s milk, both for drinking and for dairy-free recipes. The great thing about plant-based milks is that many varieties are easy to make at home, meaning you can customize their flavor to suit your tastes. With all the different varieties, it can be hard to know which is … Continue reading Types of alternative Milks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Bean Capital Coffee: Ethically-sourced coffee company supporting social impact projects

Coffee touches many lives. From the soil it grows in, the farmers, the pickers, the roasters, the sellers, the baristas and you, the consumer. In recent years, there has been a growing number of independent coffee companies selling hand-roasted coffee, enabling coffee drinkers to make coffee at home that tastes great and goes a long way to recreating a coffee shop-bought coffee. UK-based social entrepreneur … Continue reading Bean Capital Coffee: Ethically-sourced coffee company supporting social impact projects

Rainbeer: Starting the conversation around climate and rainwater use over beers collected from Netherlands rainwater

You’ve probably heard about beer made from leftover bread, but how about beer made from rain water? Rainbeer makes beer from collected rainwater throughout the Netherlands. Amsterdam-based startup Rainbeer works with local brewers throughout the Netherlands who collect rainwater from the brewery’s rooftops and turn it into beer. Rainwater is collected from the rooftops which passes through a filter. The rainwater is completely purified by … Continue reading Rainbeer: Starting the conversation around climate and rainwater use over beers collected from Netherlands rainwater

Ryan Chetiyawardana: Shaking up the bar industry with a focus on fun and sustainability

Cocktails have taken on an exciting twist in recent years due to a number of bartenders championing a resources-conscious approach. Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, is a pioneer when it comes to devising cocktails that are non-conventional, low-waste, focused on flavour, and quite frankly, kick-ass. His first bar, White Lyan, which he opened in London’s Hoxton in 2013, was a real game changer. It served … Continue reading Ryan Chetiyawardana: Shaking up the bar industry with a focus on fun and sustainability