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A chorus of cicadas

I’m a Cicada, I can sing the same old thing, the same old thing. I’m a Cicada, I can sing the same old thing, the same old thing all day – Kevin Gilbert Summer is here and if we couldn’t tell that by the long hot sunny days, we would know by the cicadas and […]

Cooking with Ozlem -Sautéed carrots and courgette/zucchini with walnuts in yoghurt

“This is a much-loved meze at home; the sweetness of sautéed carrots and courgette/zucchini works so well in garlicky yoghurt with dill. I added chopped gherkins, our tursu here (capers would work well too) here for a touch of tanginess and crunchy walnuts for added texture and flavour. A delicious dip that you can serve […]

Beet & Carrot Slaw with Garlicky Labneh

This sweet, tart and creamy jewel-toned slaw is filled with freshly shredded beets and carrots and tangy labneh. It can be served as a veggie starter or as part of a meze spread. Beet & Carrot Slaw with Garlicky Labneh Ingredients Serves 6 1 cup labneh or plain full-fat Greek yoghurt  1 small garlic clove, […]

World Environment Day – a ceremony, a competition and a maiden voyage

“On World Environment Day, the message is simple: reject single-use plastic. Refuse what you can’t re-use. Together, we can chart a path to a cleaner, greener world.” — Secretary-General, António Guterres June 5 is marked by the United Nations as World Environment Day, a day set aside since 1974 to promote “worldwide awareness and action for […]

Zero Waste Home – living with less, living more

Bea Johnson has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to adopt waste-free living by following the 5R’s… On meeting Bea Johnson, you can’t help but be drawn in by the warmth of her personality and the energy and passion she has for Zero Waste.  Bea and her family adopted a zero waste lifestyle in 2008 […]