Year: 2018

Restore a stainless steel pan

I have been visiting the Second Chance Charity Shop a lot lately. Firstly, because I work at The Carpenter’s Shop, which is a fantastic NPO, and the money from the Charity Shop goes towards funding TCS initiatives, like cleaning people who live on the street (and anyone else who wants to come), and we collaborate […] Read more…

Probiotics – Kefir and other bacteria.

Whenever I start to think about the effect that probiotics have on our bodies, I get this vision of one of those great big robots that are actually being driven by tiny aliens.  Similarly, we are made up of millions of bacteria. In fact, according to the NIH Human Microbiome project,  bacteria outnumber human cells by […] Read more…

Vinaigrette: Citrus, Cumin and Cilantro

Vinaigrettes are amazing when it comes to mixing up the flavours in meals.  You can use them to dress up salads, or as sauces, or even marinades. Most vinaigrettes have a ratio of 1 part oil to 3 parts acid, and this is an excellent base from which to experiment.  However, in this recipe, you’ll […] Read more…