Kashmiri Kahwa

Kashmiri Kahwa is made of green tea, boiled with cinnamon sticks, whole cardamom pods, saffron... with option of rose petals and nuts (slivers of almonds or crushed walnuts) added. It can be sweetened with honey. The fragrance itself gets you into a relaxed mood. Warm, welcoming... sure to be a favourite winter warmer! I would... Continue Reading →

Winter warmers

Walk, run, jog A warm cup of spiced....... kahwa (recipe and story in next post) lemon honey ginger tea Apple cider Tea A hot cocoa Piping hot dessert A race to the top or bottom of a hill

The Indian Gooseberry

Botanical name: Emblica officinalis The fruit is very high in Vitamin C (higher than lime) at 478 mg/ml. The fruit is known as Amala in India The fruit is used in complementary medicine to be protective against or helpful in recovery from many conditions including diabetes, pancreatitis, cancer, inflammation of various types, and gastritis. It... Continue Reading →

Healthful boost

Mornings can start with a simple yet amazing mix of vitamins, fibre, antioxidants and nutrition. We started our morning today with a blend of Beetroot, Apple, Carrots, Mint and Lemon. For someone who usually sticks to the comfort zone of Orange Juice, my friend’s more adventurous selection was a brave new beginning for me.... What... Continue Reading →

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