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Olive and Coconut Soap

Olive and Coconut Soap - - Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, water (cool/room temperature), lye ((sodium hydroxide)), Lavender Oil, Safety Equipment for Dealing With the Lye: safety gloves (rubber/heat-resistant) (optional but highly recommended), goggles (optional but highly recommended), Other Equipment: moulds (silicone is best, but rubber/wood would do as well), glass bowl (heat-resistant), stainless steel pot [...]

By |2017-08-10T14:25:39+01:00August 21st, 2014|1 Comment

Madeleines

Madeleines - - sugar, eggs, flour ((sifted)), almonds ((ground)), baking powder, Olive Oil, Walnut Oil, walnuts ((chopped) or flaked almonds (optional)), Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.; In a bowl, mix the sugar and eggs with a whisk. Add the sifted flour, ground almonds, baking powder, oils and nuts. Mix well.; Spoon the mixture into [...]

By |2016-04-22T12:41:13+01:00December 14th, 2013|0 Comments

Healing Skin salve

Healing Skin salve - Use anywhere skin needs soothing and healing, like rashes, sun burn, bites, cuts and scrapes, or use as a massage. - Olive Oil, Calendula Oil, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, olive wax (or beeswax), Babassu Oil (or Coconut Oil), Frankincense Oil, Gently melt wax in a bain marie (double boiler) and as [...]

By |2015-12-16T21:34:55+01:00November 14th, 2013|Comments Off on Healing Skin salve

Dried Bean Soup ‘Bessara’

Bessara is hearty Moroccan soup made of dried fava beans - traditionally eaten for breakfast in winterSplit Pea Soup ‘Bessara’ - - split dried peas (or split dried fava beans (soaked overnight)), garlic (minced), Olive Oil, salt, cumin (powder), black pepper, Argan Oil, , Heat the Olive Oil in a saucepan and lightly sauté the [...]

By |2019-01-29T21:07:20+01:00November 6th, 2013|Comments Off on Dried Bean Soup ‘Bessara’

Olive Oil & Clementine Cake

Olive Oil & Clementine Cake - - yoghurt ((plain)), sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, Olive Oil, Clementine essential oil, Topping: clementines (or mandarins), castor sugar, Mix the yogurt and sugar together. ; Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. ; Stir in the flour and baking powder then add the [...]

By |2015-06-08T02:07:27+01:00November 6th, 2013|Comments Off on Olive Oil & Clementine Cake