There are few things that connect us more as humans as the food we share at celebratory events and spiritual occasions. These delicious and lovingly prepared dishes and treats are often handed down to families over generations. They have the power to evoke deep emotions and conjure up memories deeply linked to our ancestors.
One of my most vivid memories as a child was receiving the coveted parcel from my wonderful Grandmother Margarete from Untersteinbach near Heilbronn in Germany :)
We believe the best Kombucha is the one you brew yourself because in doing so you are in total control of the ingredients and the fermenting time and it’s a whole lot cheaper than buying it. So, we will post recipes and special concoctions of Kombucha, a probiotic beverage made by fermenting sugary tea with the help of a scoby, a symbiotic community of bacteria and yeast. Here is the first one.
Rooibos is definitely a win-win tea. It has a huge amount of antioxidants but is naturally caffeine free. Besides the fact that it is incredibly healthy, it also tastes amazing and can be used for many different culinary purposes, including baking.
For this reason we bring you a delicious recipe for Rooibos Cookies. Use plain Rooibos, or we suggest Solaris Rooibos Cacao Chai to spice it up a little....
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is one of my all-time favourite herbs due to its wonderful benefits. Besides the Nettle Soup, another recipe I love at this time of the year is Sting Nettle Infusion which is a highly nutritive tonic that nourishes your body with trace minerals and vitamin K as well as many antioxidants.
Learn how to easily make yours.
Herbal Kombucha provides an alternative to your regular kombucha and we use the following combination of herbs either fresh when in season or in dried form: Raspberry, blackberry, currants, strawberry, mint, lemon verbena, lemon balm, and hibiscus.