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Our Wellness Week in the Countryside, April 2022

Earlier this Spring we were blessed with lovely weather as we hosted a new group of yogis in our home in Puglia.  Spring symbolises so many things: the end of winter and the beginning of budding flowers and bright sunny days. We get to explore the coast, dip into the inviting sea and feast with strawberries! This year, in between yoga practice, we learned how mozarella, buratta & straciatella are made by our family friend whose family has been making cheese nearby for 4 generations. The process starts at 5am daily and it’s no easy craft. But it’s far more delicious from the ones that are store bought. We took a day off midweek and packed a picnic for our...

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Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Enjoy these cocktails for your upcoming summer barbeque or brunch. Best had with pyjamas and friends! Camomile Gin Cocktail Camomile tea, flowers, candles…you name it. Let’s make this pretty flower shine in your next cocktail! Known for calming nerves and soothing souls, this drink will definitely wake you up. INGREDIENTS 8 servings: 1/4 cup dried chamomile flowers or 12 chamomile tea bags 6 tablespoons honey 2 cups London dry gin 3 /4 cup fresh lemon juice PREPARATION Mix chamomile and 6 Tbsp. very hot water in a medium bowl. Let stand for 1 minute. Stir in honey; mash chamomile with a wooden spoon. Let cool slightly. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, pressing on solids to release...

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