VILD MAD: Foraging app and initiative aims to connect people to nature through wild food

VILD MAD – Danish for Wild Food – is a comprehensive and free resource for people to learn about and explore nature through wild food. The initiative includes an app in Danish and in English, a website, a curriculum for Danish schools, and foraging workshops offered by 50 rangers  across Denmark. Launched by restaurateur and chef, René Redzepi of Noma fame, last year – VILD MAD has mapped the … Continue reading VILD MAD: Foraging app and initiative aims to connect people to nature through wild food

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

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