Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

Three international chefs have made the Finnish city of Helsinki home for their zero-waste restaurant, the first of its kind in Finland. Restaurant Nolla is the brainchild of three friends – Carlos Henriques from Portugal, Albert Franch Sunyer from Barcelona, and Luka Balac from Serbia – who wanted to do something about the “outdated” waste management practices in the restaurant industry. Nolla works with local … Continue reading Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

Recipe: Japanese Pickles (Tsukemono)

Japanese Pickles, known as Tsukemono in Japan, have been a staple of Japanese cuisine for centuries, now popular as a side dish, garnish and bar snack. There are various methods for making tsukemono – from simple salting or vinegar brining, through to the more complex fermentation process. All kinds of vegetables can be used to make tsukemono including ginger, Japanese radish (daikon or mooli), cucumber, … Continue reading Recipe: Japanese Pickles (Tsukemono)

Recipes from Food Scraps

Before you throw your vegetable scraps in the compost bin – onion skins et al – how about making a vegetable stock? Or if you have overripe bananas, how about slicing them up and freezing them? Ever considered making a pesto from stalks of herbs? The below video gives some inspiring ideas of what you can rustle up in the kitchen with food scraps. Rosa … Continue reading Recipes from Food Scraps

Chilli Sauces from Around the World

Chilli sauce adds a kick, a punch and some fire to any meal. One of the most popular condiments globally, chilli or hot pepper sauce has numerous health benefits too. Capsaicin, the active component found in chilli peppers that makes them spicy, is full of Vitamin C. Hot peppers come with high doses of essential minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins, including vitamin C and vitamin A. … Continue reading Chilli Sauces from Around the World

Recipe: Homemade Butter

Making homemade butter and buttermilk is simple and easy, and requires just one ingredient – double cream or whipping cream – and a container like a mason jar for hand churning. Ingredients: 300ml double cream or whipping cream Iced cold water Method: Pour double cream in to a 500ml mason jar. This should fill 2/3 of the jar. Put the lid on the jar and … Continue reading Recipe: Homemade Butter

Make your Coffee Shop more Sustainable — ecogreenlove

Contrary to popular belief, coffee does not actually stand right behind oil as the most traded commodity on the planet, but the question of the coffee industry’s sustainability isn’t any less critical. It’s an especially important concern if you’re a coffee shop owner trying to go green. via Make your Coffee Shop more Sustainable — ecogreenlove Continue reading Make your Coffee Shop more Sustainable — ecogreenlove

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

Lucky Iron Fish: An iron cooking tool that helps you ingest iron the natural way by cooking with it

The best way to get iron into your diet is by cooking with it – meaning cast iron pots or a Lucky Iron Fish. The Lucky Iron Fish is a small fish-shaped iron cooking tool that infuses your meals with iron to help prevent iron deficiency and anemia. Lucky Iron Fish is designed to simply be dropped in boiling water or liquid based meals for … Continue reading Lucky Iron Fish: An iron cooking tool that helps you ingest iron the natural way by cooking with it

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

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