Taking down idols

There are many levels to the current situation of angry mobs desecrating statues in our cities. Here is one to consider. In the tearing down of statues because of what they represent (undeniable historic injustices) I wonder if there is a place for self examination. How closely do we consider the source of the food […]

Sesame Logs

sesame honey candy [pasteli] (Dec 2019 Retreat) Yield: approximatley 96 logs Prep: approximately 15 to 20 min A traditional Greek confection, sesame honey logs combine the simplest of ingredients – gently toasted sesame seeds, unrefined sea salt and honey – for natural treat. Ingredients olive oil (for greasing the baking sheet) 3 cups hulled sesame […]

Pita Bread

Ingredients 2 tsp fast-action dried yeast 500g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil Method Mix the yeast with 300ml warm water in a large bowl. Leave to sit for 5 mins until the yeast is super bubbly then tip in the flour, salt and olive oil. […]

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