Christmas always comes round so fast but one of my favourite things about it is Mulled Wine!
My mum recently told me that she used half the last batch of our Island Sorrel to put it into her mulled wine. Needless to say it was unanimously delicious by all who tasted it. Usually in Jamaica we add white rum to our Sorrel but this is a great new twist and best of all its the simplest recipe to follow.
Hey Everyone! My name is Kimberley and I’m the tea enthusiast behind Tea Is A Wish Your Heart Makes, a tea blog that covers everything the world of tea has to offer. Recently Elle the founder of Mindful Roots Tea asked me to create a recipe using one of her blends, she very kindly letContinue reading “MINI BLACK FOREST ROOIBOS CHEESECAKE RECIPE”
An aromatic tea, the cooling peppermint sensations are tamed by the lemongrass with a slight warming sensation of ginger, all culminating in a natural sweetness created by the strawberries. I only use all natural organic ingredients and there are no added sugar or flavourings.
One of the first types of tea I was given by my mother when I was a child was peppermint tea, I used to suffer from stomach aches when I was younger and in Jamaica we used it as a folk remedy to help ease the pain. When we moved to the UK in 1993 I recall a time when I had a very sore stomach my mum gave me peppermint tea and she had taken me to the doctor, back then they didn’t seem to know about its benefits and the doctor told my mother not to give me “that type of tea anymore”. Since then it has been prescribed for many ailments and is a wonderful plant to have in your kitchen cupboard or your garden (fresh mint smells amazing!)
Recent studies have shown that when used as a “tea bath” the antioxidants and antimicrobial properties found in tea help to alleviate certain skin conditions. The nutrients can be absorbed quicker through the skin than through drinking it.
Loose leaf or tea bag, which is the best type to drink? When it comes to tea the truth is its personal prefrence, however there are things that you should know about tea that may change your whole presepective.
Rooibos is a very nutirent rich plant and due to its antioxidants is said to bring about many health benefits. Today we are going to be focusing on the benefits to skin. The antioxidants in rooibos can help to potect the skin from UV damage and pollution. The antiinflammatory properties help to sooth the skin, acne and scars.