Seasonal Recipe: Quick Pickled Radishes

These are my favourite pickled item at the moment. I remember having them in a café somewhere, I can’t recall where, a few years ago. I’ve since experimented with different combinations. I don’t have specific quantities here because it depends on the batch you want to make, and it doesn’t really matter, but I’ve based […]

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How to Make Rose Glycerite & Tincture

I don’t know about you but I always feel sad when the flowers in the garden start to disappear for another year. There’s a hint of regret and loss. But that’s been the great thing about exploring herbology, I’m discovering more and more ways to use wild herbs and plants for the benefit of health […]

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How to Make Poppy Tincture

I made my first poppy tincture last summer and it was a success! I harvested the petals last June, made a tincture a couple of weeks later and it’s been sitting on a dusty shelf in my kitchen for a while. I’ve literally only started using it recently since having a bout of insomnia. Apart […]

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Wellbeing: How to Make Daisy Tea

Forage in the UK: March – November Wild daisies are one of the many flowers that you can eat and use in cooking. They make a lovely addition to salads and smoothies and you can also make medicinal tea from them too. It’s timeless and well-loved and daisy tea is a great thing to make […]

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3 Wellbeing Books for Spring

Here is a round-up of three delightful wellbeing books Eddison Books Ltd sent me recently. Natural Painkillers: Relieve Pain with Natural Remedies and Exercises by Dr Yann Rougier & Marie Borrel (£12.99) This is an incredibly user-friendly book that breaks down how to manage pain naturally. It starts by explaining just how pain is transmitted […]

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