A Productive Time

January is a great month for experimenting with new things. All those long dark evenings, with freezing rain and lots of snow have to be good for something eh? This month I was contacted with a request for a Liver Rescue Broth. As it happened I did have all the herbs needed, but I also…

Here Today Emporium.

I’m busy today blending up some spices to make a batch of Chai Tea for Here Today Emporium in Wilton, NH. I tend to only have the chai in stock at the request of the store owner, along with some soaps here and there. Here Today Emporium is the kind of store that you love…

Dandelion and Burdock

As a young girl back in England, one of my favourite drinks was a soda of Dandelion and Burdock. It was a unique flavour that was not available anywhere else. I could compare it to a liquorice Birch Beer, if I had to, but that would only approximate the flavour. I guess you have to…

Old Fashioned English Tea Loaf

I’ve always been a big fan of tea loaf. I think soaking dried fruits in cold tea overnight, really, really brings out the fruit flavours. I admit to being one of the few people I know who actually likes old fashioned fruit cakes. Dundee Cake in particular. Well, I’m just a bit of an old…