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

Glowing Skin

This is all about Looking Gorgeous! Using ingredients mainly from your kitchen cupboards. Following the usual skin care regime, here’s some tips on getting your skin to glow –  CLEANSING A really yummy deep facial massage cleanse with essential oils: 1 -2 teaspoons of an organic vegetable oil A drop of one or both Lavender, … More Glowing Skin

DIY Skin Care

I am a strong advocate for using what I call kitchen cupboard ingredients for beauty care. Mind you, I would have to be the first to admit that my own regime is not exclusively based on them. However, I  do try and avoid mainstream products that are laden with all sorts of toxic additives and … More DIY Skin Care

You Can Eat Roses

Did you know the unique flavour in turkish delights is from roses? You either hate it or love it. But did you know that there is a whole lot MORE you can do with roses eating wise. Olivier and Louis, founders of Ode á la Rose of New York recommend the most fragrant roses are best for … More You Can Eat Roses

Are You a Flexitarian?

Eating is no longer just eating. It has become an increasingly complex thing. There are omnivores. They eat anything. Then there are pescetarians. They eat fish. Vegetarians are meat-free eaters but they do eat dairy and eggs. May also be called ovo-lacto-vegetarian. Seriously? It’s such a tongue twister. Then of course we get to flexitarians. … More Are You a Flexitarian?

Cheesy stuff

Are you a cheese lover? In this house we both are. I prefer sharp, aged, vintage, full flavoured. The Retired Husband (TRH) leans towards the milder flavours. He’s a lover of haloumi, Jarlsberg and feta. We both love a good blue vein. For me it was an acquired taste. A couple of years ago we … More Cheesy stuff