Browsing Archive May, 2017

Hibiscus, or Hibiscus Sabdariffa, is a tropical flower belonging to the Malvaceae family. Botanists believe that there are eight original hibiscus species that ...

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Although often used in cooking as a fruit, rhubarb is actually classified as a vegetable. Popular in Europe and North America, it can be hard to get hold of in ...

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Saffron, otherwise known as ‘Kesar’ in Hindi is a prized condiment and by far the most  expensive spice in the world.  It is native to Southern Europe's Crocus ...

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With no agreed place of origin, a multitude of myths from a host of cultures surrounding their uses as signs of social hierarchy through to symbols of ...

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Soya and soya products tend to receive a bad rap in the media. Health claims about soya are sometimes over inflated more than necessary and don't paint the ...

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Chamomile is a daisy-like plant in the Asteraceae family native to western Europe, India and western Asia. There are many species of this plant, two of which ...

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When deciding on a name for the brand, Praana, a Sanskrit word meaning life-breath or life-force, seemed like the perfect choice. The brand’s mission is to ...

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Grocery shopping is easy these days – you can get what you want at any time of the day from anywhere you want – whether strawberries from Spain or avocados ...

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They’re sweet, juicy, a fantastic pick-me-up and refreshing source of multiple nutrients as well as one of the popular fruits on supermarket shelves. But, did ...

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See that weighty sphere of yellow fruit perched on the shelves -do you often walk past it when you do your weekly shop? If the answer is yes, then halt your ...

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Title: Bye Bye Candida, Hello Abs!  How to Beat the Yeast in Just 12 Weeks! Author: Elle Energy Year: 2017 Publisher: Bybliotech Synopsis: Guide to ...

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Our sweet but prickly pal the pineapple, a tropical plant and member of the Bromeliaceae family, is native to Paraguay, Brazil and potentially regions of the ...

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The fruit of the ficus tree, part of the mulberry (or moraceae) family, figs have a an amazing reputation when it comes to keeping you healthy. When cut open, ...

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If you’ve ever tried making hummus without tahini (sesame seed paste) you’ll have come to appreciate its role in making it so delicious - but there’s a whole ...

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How do you like your tea? If you like it strong, then you should give pu-erh tea a try. Pu-er or pu-erh, sometimes referred to as brick dark tea, originated in ...

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