Multi-Purpose Calming Floral Tonic

This potion will leave your kitchen smelling magical. A mix of some of my favourite flowers; chamomile, rose and lavender. I first made this as something to sip on in search of some calming vibes and then quickly realised the powers of these particular ingredients would also work wonders on your skin. I love creating things that nourish in my kitchen and it doesn’t stop at just food and drink. This tonic doubles as a lovely floral toner. Perfect for spritzing or sweeping onto your skin read more

Adaptogenic Rose Latte

The rain has made a comeback. This change in weather has me craving something extremely warming and soothing. As I have said a million times before, I love making drinks. So, obviously this was going to happen. With each sip of this latte I could feel the tension leave me. The gloominess and the rain becoming more poetic and moody than frustrating because there should be sunshine. The mix of ingredients I used here make for a nourishing, wholesome and very luscious, frothy drink. Rose is read more

Fennel & Cucumber Juice

Any tea with fennel in it, I’m a fan. I find the taste incredibly grounding. It’s one of those flavours that just tastes like it must be doing you some good. I have numerous cups of herbal tea a day and there’s usually at least one blend with some fennel in there. It has a liquorice taste which I know a lot of people might find a little difficult to take, it can be one of those love it or hate it things. In this juice I’ve tried to balance out that flavour with some read more

Ginger & Sage Lemonade

It is most definitely Spring here. The sun is shining, little bumblebees are flying around and the herbs in my window boxes are looking super happy and bright. It felt like time to bring some of that sunshine into the kitchen. This was the result; a delicately sweet, lemonade with a herbal twist and a bit of heat. It’s like sipping a glass of all of my favourite things. I can already see many variations of this being made in the weeks of spring and summer to come (I recently made a read more

Hibiscus, Raspberry & Rose Tonic

It’s been a whole week since I last posted anything here! I have a pretty good reason for the lack of recipes/everyday musings… we adopted a cat! She is the most adorable creature I have ever laid eyes on. We are both completely besotted over here. Her name is Anouk and she is perfect. Being a new cat mama is pretty tiring though. Lots of late nights and early mornings, she’s worth it though.

The weather took a very dull turn the last few days after some gorgeous sunshine read more