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FRAGRANT SUGARS FOR CULINARY DELIGHTS AND BODY CARE PRODUCTS   Limited only by your imagination, these divine sugars are so easy, cost effective and make unique gifts to delight the recipient this festive season. Method: Using a large glass jar, place your selected ingredient in the bottom of the jar and cover with sugar. I like to use generous amounts of herbs or spices to create a more intense flavour within the sugar. Place the jar in a warm place – such as a hot water cupboard, or other warm position away from sunlight. Shake occassionally and leave for 3 […]

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“Making an immune boosting herbal vinegar for the whole family”

“MAKING AN IMMUNE BOOSTING HERBAL VINEGAR FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY” INGREDIENTS: Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Herbs & Weeds as required & available:   – PARSLEY (Petroselinum Sativum): Rich in blood enriching chlorophyll and the antioxidant rich Vitamin C. Parsley builds blood because it is high in Iron, Vitamins A, B, B2, B3, Potassium and Vitamin E, Magnesium, Calcium, Manganese, Iodine and Copper. Its level of Potassium content is very high, making it valuable together with its Iron content for transporting oxygen to the cells. Research shows that cancer cells cannot live in a Potassium rich environment. Parsley is such a valuable herb […]

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FOR SALADS, VEGETABLES, EGGS, COTTAGE CHEESE ETC: 1 Tsp Finely chopped dried lemon peel 1 Tblsp Lemon Balm leaves 2 Tsp White Pepper 2 Tsp Paprika 2 Tsp Thyme 2 Tsp Onion Powder or Granules 2 Tsp Dill Seed 2 Tsp Parsley 1 Tblsp Garlic Powder or Granules 1 Tblsp Dry Mustard 1 Tblsp Marjoram Grind all together in a coffee grinder or blender. ___________________________ SEAFOOD BLEND – For grilled, poached and baked fish – either before or after cooking: 1 Tblsp Thyme 1 Tblsp Fennel Seeds 1 Tblsp Sage 1 Tblsp Marjoram 1 Tblsp Chives 1 Tblsp Onion Flakes […]

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This delicate sugar has a multitude of uses: It can be used to sweeten cakes and sauces, stirred into cream or yoghurt for subtle flavouring and substituted for castor sugar in rose-water biscuits. Ingredients: 5 cups highly scented dried rose petals 1 cup castor sugar 3 – 4 drops pure essential oil of French Rose Grind the rose petals in a food processor of liquidizer with a little sugar, until the consistency of coarse sand. Add 1 drop of essential oil to each batch ground. Bottle and store for that unique “difference” in food dishes.

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Cost Saving Healthy Recipes

COUGH MIXTURE: 1 large tsp of organic linseed 30gm liquorice root – dried 115gm organic raisins Up to 115gm honey or brown sugar 1 tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar or lemon juice Put the linseed, liquorice and raisins into 9 litres of water and simmer until liquid is reduced by ½. Keep the lid on the pot and simmer gently. Then add, (after straining), although this is not necessary, the honey or brown sugar and the vinegar or lemon juice. Simmer just until well combined. Bottle and keep refrigerated. Drink when going to bed or whenever coughing starts. MACARONI PIE: […]

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Herbal Cheese

1 cup ricotta cheese 2 tblsp parmesan cheese 1 tblsp white wine 1 tsp tamari or increase white wine by same 1 tblsp chopped chives 1 tsp minced savoury (fresh or dried) 2 tsps minced herbs of choice (Basil, Thyme, Sage, Coriander) or a combination of. Mix ingredients together until well blended scrape into serving bowl – cover and chill at least one hour. Garnish with fresh herbs or chopped chives. This is a great spread for crackers or small sandwiches. For a dip, add extra wine.

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