Author Archives: Phantom_Forest

Prawn Samosas

This is a great summer snack for an evening with friends, an easy starter dish or even a light lunch.

For the samosas

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Ready to supercharge your productivity? Try these four morning habits to strengthen your inner resources!

The greatest thinkers and leaders of our time have one thing in common: they rise with the sun and capitalize on the quiet hours of the morning to … Continue reading

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Getting rid of ants the NATURAL way!

Ants are critical to the environment in too many ways to count, but they quickly become pests when they … Continue reading

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Brazilian spiced poached guava with mini Pavlova, vanilla and orange blossom creamed Greek yoghurt

Pavlova

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Christmas Treats! Strawberry Santas!

I love these little playful treats. Use them as an element on your Christmas dessert or serve them as part of a festive cheese board.

You will … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Enjoy an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Christmas is the time to enjoy time with friends and family, surrounded by beautiful colors around your home. This year, why not make it an eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Nine ways to go green this festive season

Make sustainable holiday choices when you are shopping, traveling, sending cards, decorating, and choosing gifts. When you save energy and resources, you protect the environment … Continue reading

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Vanilla glazed duck breast with black rice and quinoa pilaf, sweet chilli and sesame seed tender steam broccoli, caramelized red cabbage and spicy pineapple relish.

Duck is one of my all-time favorites! In this particular dish, I love the combination of tart and sweet with a hint … Continue reading

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Some facts about the misunderstood house spider

Humans and house spiders go way back, yet we rarely give this ancient relationship
much thought. If you live with someone … Continue reading

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How many trees are needed to produce enough oxygen for one person?

Breathe in, you’re in for a big surprise when you find out how many trees we need to keep our lungs filled with delicious oxygen!

Trees release oxygen when … Continue reading

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