Eat the Rainbow

Is this the latest COVID19 victim – The internet? Not sure if this will post. so will keep it short  – here’s hoping Raili Tanska Stay safe. Stay well.

Supercharging food 2

Yesterday I promised to give you more information about DIY food supercharging. Here it is – I’ve known for a long time that oats are good for you. They keep you regular. They taste nice. They’re low GI so they keep you full for longer. But did you know that oats are higher in protein, … More Supercharging food 2

Yummy Goodness

The world seems to have gone nuts. We went shopping today for some missing ingredients. I came across these delicious sounding dressings that have no sugar, oil or salt in them. I want to make them. Lo and behold, supermarkets have added yet more restrictions on how many of what we can buy. And still … More Yummy Goodness

Homemade Gravlax

Now for something totally different. A friend asked me yesterday for some recipes. Food that we eat. She said her family is sick of the same old same old so she is looking for something different. I flooded her inbox with lots. She may be sorry she asked!  There is one recipe I thought I’d share … More Homemade Gravlax

Can’t sleep?

I learnt something new yesterday. Those kind of days are always good. So what, you may ask, did I learn? For as long as I can remember I have had difficulties sleeping. I even wrote about the curse of insomnia earlier this year. Lately, I’ve been waking up after 3 or 4 hours and BING! … More Can’t sleep?

Nut Milk

It seems using the word milk to describe liquid derived from non-dairy sources is a no no. This matter has  been seriously discussed apparently. Listen to what a Nut Milking farmer has to say. Raili Tanska Enjoy nature’s bounty  

The Magic of Mushrooms

I’ve written about mushrooms before. And shared with you some fascinating mushroom trivia, including a recipe for The.Best.Ever mushroom soup.  I have recently found  yet more interesting information about how just good they are for us. Just about any edible mushroom will provides a healthy dose of nutrients. However, some have super powers.  A recent … More The Magic of Mushrooms

Salt is not just salt

I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt