Develop your creativity: do some origami!

The Japanese word “origami”means : to fold (ori) and kami (paper). Origami helps develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. You will find 4 instructions: the tulip and the ladybug (level 1), the frog and the bird (level 2). If you have some thread/ wire, you can hang them and make your animalsContinue reading “Develop your creativity: do some origami!”

Let’s make some flapjacks!

Making flapjack is an easy way to empty your cupboard and discover new flavours! For the dried fruits we have used apricots but you can try with sultanas, cranberries… Ingredients┬á 40g butter 150g maple or agave syrup/honey 1 ripe banana mashed 125 g rolled oats 90 g chopped dried fruits 40 g mixed seeds (poppyContinue reading “Let’s make some flapjacks!”

How to make butterfly feeders!

­čŽő Butterflies are great pollinators and they are so gorgeous to watch! You can help the butterfly conservation by counting them. https://www.bigbutterflycount.org/ This video will show you how to make 2 types of butterfly feeders: A flower O’26” A plate 1’28” Remember, use anything you have in your house! Recycling is the best! ­čî╝ ToContinue reading “How to make butterfly feeders!”

We have tried Dandelion honey for you!

It is the perfect time of the year to forage dandelions. They are everywhere and contain many benefits for your health including Vitamin C and antioxidants. it’s an amazing substitute if you are plant based or if you want to include more wild flowers to your diet. When going foraging, try to go on aContinue reading “We have tried Dandelion honey for you!”

Making a bee and funny labels – DIY

Our windowsill and garden are full with green shoots and sunlight! For this activity, nothing fancy is needed! Just anything you are not using : plastic packaging, can, stones, pine cones, broken spoons… Be creative, recycle and have fun! For the bee, I have used: 1 can (body) Acrylic paint * 2 lids (eyes) 1Continue reading “Making a bee and funny labels – DIY”

Chocolate mousse with aquafaba!

We tend not to use the liquid that preserves the chickpea in its can. Well, it makes an excellent white egg substitute! Ingredients 100ml aquafaba (liquid from one can) 100g dark chocolate 3 tbsp water option: add 1 tbsp sugar Electric whisk Method STEP1 – Refrigerate the aquafaba for 10 min. STEP2 – Whisk theContinue reading “Chocolate mousse with aquafaba!”

VIDEO: Nad├Ęge’s nettle and wild garlic soup!

Being able to grow or to forage your own food is so rewarding! This recipe aims to help you to be more confident using the plants you have around you. If you are unsure about any plants, refer to books or experts before you use them! Ingredients 150 nettle leaves 100g wild garlic 2 potatoesContinue reading “VIDEO: Nad├Ęge’s nettle and wild garlic soup!”