Further to my olive leaf powder …


For those who are as fascinated by my olive leaf powder as I am (come on, there must be at least one person out there who is mildly interested), I have some very interesting photos for you.  They may not win any “Photo of the Year” award but, for the ‘fascinated’, they will be interesting. Continue reading

Remember my olive leaf powder?


Well, this is what it looks like made up into soap.

I looked at piles of sites on the web to work out how much powder to use and decided on two teaspoons per pound (450g) of soap.  For my taste, this may have been a bit much – I would have preferred the soap a little paler.  Of course, it could have been the recipe I used (the oils were a bit yellow) and discolouration from the fragrance oil.  I will have to try a few alternatives of each, and see what happens. Continue reading

In My Kitchen – January 2014

Happy new year, everyone!!

Another year has passed us by and it is time for another: In My Kitchen


In my kitchen:

Is this wonderful stollen, a Christmas gift from our neighbour, Renate. Stollen is a German Christmas cake.  Each year, the generous Renate presents us with one. Continue reading