Mexican Inspired Winter Heat: Chia Seed, Pecan and Chilli Buns

“You are what you eat. What would YOU like to be?” Julie Murphy Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala.The 16th-century Codex Mendoza provides evidence that it was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times; economic historians have suggested it was as important as maize as a food crop.It is still […]

(Almost) Instant Magic: Homemade Nigella Seed Crackers

“Seeds have the power to preserve species, to enhance cultural as well as genetic diversity, to counter economic monopoly and to check the advance of conformity on all its many fronts.”  Michael Pollan Homemade crackers? Given the fact that picking up a packet of absolutely acceptable crackers at the any grocery store is possible and simple, […]

Pumpkin Seed Oil Bread

“Bake with love..” Manuela Kjeilen It is not without reason that the exquisite pumpkin seed oil, a pure natural product, is known as ‘the green gold’. It is 100% pure and entirely free from any auxiliary materials and additives. With its unique qualities the oil has conquered international speciality cuisine over the last few years. Well-trained […]

The Homemade Winter Treat: Baked Fresh Sausage

“We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.” Adelle Davis Sausage  has many different varieties that are eaten all over Europe. Most of them are cured, smoked but there are “fresh” types which are available in many cultures, […]

New Year’s Day of Buttered Bread: Egg-Free or Yeast-Free Mini Salty Crescent

“Each age has deemed the new-born year The fittest time for festal cheer.”  Walter Scott New Year’s is the oldest holiday still being celebrated. The Babylonians celebrated the new year as early as 4000 B.C. and today different countries are homes to some of the most unusual traditions and superstitions when it comes to ringing […]