A Cabin In The Countryside of Barbados | Talking Trees | AirBnb Review | VLOG

Sweet sunrises Birdsong melodies Lush greenery Beautiful scenery Daily rain showers Refreshing breeze At Talking Trees – a comfy, cosy cabin in the country.  I used to live in a village near here for years, but this particular part of “the farmers’ parish” in the countryside of Barbados where my sistren’s house is, offers a […]

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Let’s Make Breadfruit Cou-Cou With Bodi (Beans) and Greens | Video

Hi, let’s make some breadfruit cou-cou with curry bodi (long beans) and greens, plus a bonus snack from the leftovers. Have you heard of or tried breadfruit before? If so, you might know already that it can be prepared and eaten so many different ways – roasted whole or sliced and fried like chips, boiled […]

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Starting A New Garden, Mixing Hair Oils & Sewing Something | Video

Hey, how’s your day going so far sis? Hopefully not overwhelming and if it is, sending compassion your way. One of the lessons I’ve learned along the way is that life doesn’t need to seem glamorous to others (or us) to be precious. Sometimes, having everything handed to us without any effort stirs up a […]

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How To Make A Tasty Bowl Of Okra Soup

Hiii, let’s make some healthy and delicious okra soup that’s full of flavour and vegetarian-friendly. Of course you can add something else you think will go well or better with these ingredients.This is my standard recipe that I tweak every now and then. Sometimes bean or rice noodles are in the mix or a few […]

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A Visit To An Olive Oil Factory In Portugal

An early start on a bright and breezy day in a place called Portugal. The first mission was to visit a place neither of us had been to before – an olive oil factory. Growing up in The Caribbean, I’ve used oils my whole life. From being given cod liver oil, castor oil and shark […]

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Re-growing Rosemary From Cuttings | Plant Propagation

It’s a natural brain food, hair growth herb, immune system support, soup flavour enhancer, skin rejuvenator that’s also rich in antioxidants – rosemary. This herb has been used throughout centuries, generations and in several different locations and traditions. Today it’s all about re-growing or propagating the fragrant rosemary from cuttings taken from a healthy plant. […]

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4 Ways To Cook and Enjoy Peas & Beans | Vegetarian

Peas and beans are light on the pocket and on the tummy when included in a meal. It still amazes me that we’ve been given food in the form of fruits, vegetables and ground provisions and sustenance and medicine…

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The Art Of Roti-Making | Paratha Process With Pics 

It usually starts on an early morning; the art of roti making for me. In this post, we’re highlighting paratha in particular. Paratha is a flaky, layered kind of flatbread that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and as a snack. It’s indigenous to Indian cuisine and usually accompanied by a combination of fillings […]

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