Rooibos is produced from the plant Aspalathus linearis, a leguminous shrub unique to the Cederberg Mountains around the town of Clanwilliam and indigenous to the Western Cape of South Africa. It forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, commonly known as fynbos, and grows nowhere else in the world.
If you’re like us, you’ve definitely thought about cornering off a small section of the garden and planting some of your favourite veggies and herbs to use for home-cooking. But maybe you just don’t have the time, or aren’t sure where to start. Well, it definitely doesn’t have to be difficult if you have the know-how and stick to efficient and simple plants.
There’s nothing more exciting than road trip snacks! But it’s not all chips and chocolates, as many of the goodies available can often make you feel bloated, uncomfortable and lack energy (which is made worse by the long car ride with minimal bathroom breaks). The next time you start planning your trip, plan your snacks too with these affordable ideas in mind.
If we aren’t chewing them the night before an important presentation or test we’re sprinkling them over our salads, adding them to our smoothies, there’s no end to their deliciousness. But what are the healthiest nuts out there? We explore:
Shopping for olive oil can be a lot of fun and a great adventure. Here are six simple steps for helping you find real extra virgin olive oil.
The celebration of African Traditional Medicine Day recognises the work done by traditional healers for centuries. This holistic medicinal practice incorporates natural herbs, ingredients and African spirituality to bring physical, mental and spiritual healing to individuals.
Of the many health trends we’ve seen this year, a big one has been the move towards organic eating and methods of living that promote sustainability and a healthy environment. While this is a great option, it’s no easy (or cheap) task. If you’re looking to go greener with your foods, try some of these tips and check out your local farmer’s markets for fresh produce and inspiration.
Trying to get the kids to sit down and finish their vegetables can often turn into absolute chaos, and keeping them away from scoffing sugary treats can be equally as tough. But by using these simple tricks, you can slowly start to encourage your kids to eat healthy, leading to a good relationship with food.
Cooking baby marrow can be quite a tricky process because over 95% of it is made up of water, which means that it can easily go mushy. We’re sharing three of the best ways to cook baby marrow noodles, plus some tips so you’ll never have soggy noodles again.
Let’s face it, we don’t go in for fine dining super often, but there’s nothing wrong with learning a little bit of dinner table etiquette for special occasions right?