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Sep
01
Calendula Petals

Most herbs and flowers have a symbolic meaning. Calendula means hopelessness but Rose means love, passion and purity. Perhaps a blend of tea combined with Calendula and Rose petals would mean a tea, which honors those hopelessly in love.

The Calendula plant is also known as the pot marigold and as a flowering herb has always been a garden favorite. It botanical name is Calendula - a name which came from the Romans who observed that in their warm Mediterranean climate the colorful blooms were always present. The name originated because the flower could be seen on the first day of each month - the calends. The marigold is believed to have originated in India and seeds were brought to Europe by ...


Sep
01
Chicken Shatta Recipe

1 medium free-range chicken

1 tbsp of vegetable oil

1 tbsp of KAMA red or green Shatta paste

Black pepper

Garlic Salt

Place the chicken in a tray and coat with oil, brush over the shatta paste, add the pepper & garlic salt to taste, cover and chill in the fridge. (This is best done overnight). Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, place the chicken in for 45-50 minutes, basting occasionally.


Aug
26
Organic Coconut Rooibos

Organic Coconut Rooibos is a caffeine free herbal tea that combines the rich taste of coconut with the natural sweetness of premium rooibos. This delicious rooibos can be enjoyed hot or chilled as a refreshing summertime drink.

Rooibos Tea: Rooibos is a caffeine free alternative tea which offers similar health benefits to tea without the caffeine. Rooibos teas come from the Cedarburg area of the Western Cape of South Africa


Aug
25
Bewley’s Summer Fruit Loose Leaf Tea

Bewley’s Summer Fruit Loose Leaf Tea is a refreshing infusion of real strawberry and kiwi pieces.

Ingredients: Apple, Hibiscus, Rosehip Shells, Citrus Peel, Flavorings, Blackberry Leaves, Kiwi Pieces, Strawberry Pieces

250g resealable pouch


Aug
25
Turkish Fish Stew

A non-traditional variant of Turkish fish stew that blends various other Mediterranean influences.
Ingredients:
3 cups water
1 ½ cups dry couscous
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small white onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup marinated artichoke hearts, liquid reserved
2 teaspoons capers, liquid reserved
12 small green olives
1 (14.5 ounce) can chopped stewed tomatoes, drained
2 tablespoons white wine (Optional)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup water
2 teaspoons sumac powder
1 ½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
ground black pepper to taste
1 pound tilapia fillets, cut into chunks

Directions
Step 1
In a medi...


Aug
24
Bewley’s Strawberry & Mango Loose Leaf Tea

Bewley’s Strawberry & Mango Loose Tea is a zingy and refreshing infusion of real fruit pieces.

Ingredients: Hibiscus, Rosehip Peels, Apple Pieces, Mango Pieces (Mango, Sugar, Citric Acid), Citrus Peels, Pineapple Pieces (Pineapple, Sugar, Citric Acid), Flavoring, Strawberry Pieces.

250g resealable pouch


Aug
24
Iraqi Sumac Salad (Summag Salad)

Iraqi Sumac Salad (Summag Salad)
One of my favorite lunch spots is a charming little Iraqi restaurant that makes the best food! The first time I tried this salad, I just knew I had to try and recreate it at home. The tangy lemon and sumac flavors make this salad super refreshing and perfect for summer. This makes 2 lunch-sized portions, or 4 side salads.
By France C
Prep:
15 mins
Additional:
15 mins
Total:
30 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
Ingredients:
2 medium Roma tomatoes
½ large English cucumber, peeled and seeded
½ medium red onion
½ cup minced fresh parsley
1 teaspoon ground sumac
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups packed fresh arugula
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:
Step 1
Cut tomat...


Aug
23
Bewley’s Lemon & Elderflower Loose Leaf Tea

Bewley’s Lemon & Elderflower Loose Tea is an invigorating mix with a delicate, citrusy sweetness and a light, floral scent.

Ingredients: Apple, Lemon Peel, Elderberry, Sweet Blackberry Leaves, Chicory Root Roasted, Lemongrass, Flavoring, Citric Acid

250g resealable pouch


Aug
23
Turnips with Roasted Garlic Goat Cheese and Sesame

You can also use radishes or golden beets (red beets will turn everything pink!) in place of the turnips.

Ingredients
4 Servings
1 head of garlic, halved crosswise
1¼ cups plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling
8 ounces goat cheese
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon black and/or white sesame seeds
1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
¼ teaspoon sumac
12 ounces small turnips (about 16), peeled, half quartered, half thinly sliced into rounds
1 tablespoon Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
Cilantro leaves with tender stems and mint leaves (for serving)
INGREDIENT INFO
Sumac, a tart, citrusy spice sold in ground form, is av...


Aug
22
Bewley’s Ginger & Lemongrass Loose Leaf Tea

Bewley’s Ginger & Lemongrass Loose Tea is an uplifting, aromatic tea with a warming, lightly spiced taste.

Ingredients: Lemongrass, Ginger Root, Fennel Seeds, Licorice Root

250g resealable pouch


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