If you have never heard of matcha or even better yet, tasted it, where the heck have you been for the last year? Either love it or hate it, just give it a try first!
I want Matcha More!
Basically, matcha is stone-ground green tea leaves. Matcha is packed with so many powerful anti-oxidants and has a range of health-benefits. Drinking one cup of matcha equals to 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea. This is because if you are drinking a cup of matcha you are actually consuming the whole leaf and the healthy components that are in the leaves. Although matcha is said to be exceptionally good for your health, be sure not to consume more than a cup per day as it is quite high in lead. CONTINUE READING
When your Mother-in-Law Gives You Limes…You Make Lime Cheesecake!
My mother-in-law has a smallish lime tree that contently grows in her garden. The tree always has these perfectly green limes asking to be used. Now, I’m not sure what the price for limes are where you live, but where I come from (Pretoria, South Africa), limes are laughably expensive. So, if you can get your hands on them for free, fill a large bag and don’t share with anyone! 😉
I had some cream cheese in the fridge, so I decided to make a cheesecake with these fragrant beauties. CONTINUE READING
Millions of Peaches, Peaches for Me
Peaches have been in season for quite some time, and boy, am I happy about that! After mangoes and raspberries, peaches are my favourite. A peach is so delicious and juicy! The colours are so appealing, ranging from light orange, pink to dark purple – a beautifully constructed ombré. CONTINUE READING