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Fig and Date Newtons Recipe

Refined sugar free, but full of fruity sweetness from the figs or dates, here is my version of the iconic Newton biscuit. Also fondly known around the world by other names like "pillow biscuits" or fruit rolls, Newtons have retained their popularity for over a century.Fig and Date Newtons Recipe - - butter, honey (optional), egg [...]

By |2018-09-07T10:26:24+01:00September 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Wet Sock Treatment for Colds and ‘Flu

  The cold forces your body to increase the circulation which ramps up the immune response and eases congestion. It can also be employed for pain relief, inflammation, headaches, sore throat, sinusitis and other upper respiratory problems. You can use it before a cold sets in to head things off at the pass. As soon [...]

By |2018-08-08T16:25:56+01:00August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Recipe for Glacé Ginger or Ginger Preserves

Ginger preserves and Glacé ginger - sugar free - Make either ginger preserves or glacé ginger - sugar free - water, honey, fresh ginger root (thinly sliced), Place the honey and water in a saucepan and stir to dissolve. Add the ginger slices and bring to boil.; Simmer on low until the liquid reduces and [...]

By |2017-10-15T11:31:07+01:00October 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Ginger Beer with Fresh Ginger Root

Ginger Beer with Fresh Ginger Root - - fresh ginger root ((9oz)), lemons, white sugar, cloves ((whole)), cream of tartar, boiling water, instant yeast, Peel and slice ginger.; Grate lemon skins and extract juice.; Add sugar and zest to ginger.; Crush ginger into mixture.; Add boiling water and stir until sugar melts.; Add cream of [...]

By |2017-08-29T15:36:25+01:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Pineapple Ginger Beer Recipe

Pineapple Ginger Beer Recipe - - water, ground ginger ((4 tablespoons)), sugar, cold water, raisins, pineapple (peeled and chopped), cream of tartar, tartaric acid, instant dry yeast ((optional)), Boil the 1 litre of water with the sugar and ginger for about 20 minutes.; Transfer to a large pot or bucket and add the rest of [...]

By |2017-08-29T15:42:56+01:00August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Water Kefir Recipe

Water Kefir Recipe - - First Fermentation: clean glass jar/jug/container, clean cloth or coffee filter, plastic sieve, water (bottled or filtered), sugar, lemon (sliced), dried figs, water kefir grains, Second Fermentation: fruit or flavourings of choice (eg: banana, peach, pineapple, lemon, ginger, carob, raisin, kiwi, etc), First Fermentaion 24 hours: Fill the glass jar with the [...]

By |2017-08-10T13:21:23+01:00August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Marvel Hand Scrub For Gardeners

Make up a batch of this luscious homemade scrub to tackle dirty hands after you finish in the garden. The Coconut and Jojoba oils are moisturising, the Lavender oil disinfects and the Bitter Orange adds a fresh citrusy fragrance.Marvel Hand Scrub For Gardeners - - sea salt ((coarse grain) or Himalayan salt), Coconut Oil, Jojoba [...]

By |2017-08-12T16:07:10+01:00August 8th, 2017|0 Comments