Use edible flowers to make a floral feast and find out which flowers are safe to eat

Rebecca Sullivan from The Art of Edible Flowers

Edible flowers can magically transform any dish into something stunning, but don’t just pick any flower and pop onto your food – they’re not all safe to eat! Rebecca Sullivan explains which flowers you can add to your food and shares some of her favourite recipes. Plus we have some beautiful recipes from Giulia Scarpaleggia… Flowers… Read more

Project Calm 9 playlist

Pastel headphones

Did you know we create a Spotify playlist to accompany each issue? Inspired by our features, they’re always an eclectic and easy-going mix of timeless and contemporary tracks. For issue 9, we bring together many musical genres and all the colours of the rainbow, with some chilled tunes thrown in too, of course. Open Turin… Read more

Find out how to cut down on plastic litter and try 5 best products to cut down your plastic usage

Wooden path to the beach

Ever since the Blue Planet II documentary hosted by Sir David Attenborough hit our screens, the impact of plastic on our oceans and wildlife has become impossible to ignore. Who can forget the famous picture of a seahorse carrying a plastic earbud? Or the sad tale of a whale which died after swallowing 80 plastic bags? While the news… Read more

4 ways to take a coaching approach to your parenting

There is no role more important than that of being a parent and no role more challenging. There is no other role that is likely to bring with it such a roller-coaster of emotions – joy, anger, happiness, frustration, pride, embarrassment, loneliness, and love. Kim Morgan, expert coach and creator of Barefoot Coaching Cards, says… Read more

Enjoy every moment of your summer with Pukka Tea

Pukka Tea

We all know that stress is bad for us – but finding time to switch off and relax is not always easy. Research has shown that around half of us feel stressed every few days – with some feeling it every day. Luckily, our summer holidays are just around the corner, promising long, lazy days… Read more

Learn how to plant a bee-friendly garden and what to grow to attract pollinators

Planting for bees

Bees are really important for our ecosystem, so it’s a good idea to give the little chaps a helping hand where we can! Pollinators – including bees – help to carry pollen from one flower to another, which helps keep our gardens blooming. Jenny Dixon, editor of The Flower Patch, says: “Any flowering plant that you… Read more

Make this refreshing pineapple tepache recipe

Pineapple tepache recipe

Robyn Youkilis’ recipe for pineapple tepache is perfect for hot summer days. She says: “Pineapple tepache is essentially a fermented agua fresca popular in Mexico and South America. This drink is lovely on its own but also makes a special base for upgraded cocktails (and mocktails!). “My favourite way to enjoy this drink is to… Read more

Jasmine Hemsley’s golden milk recipe

Jasmine Hemsley's golden milk recipe

Jasmine Hemsley’s gorgeously bright, rich and caffeine-free, golden milk is the ultimate Ayurvedic recipe and can help improve digestion and circulation. Versions of the drink, known as turmeric latte, have hit the hip cafes, meaning that non-coffee drinkers can enjoy something different from herbal tea! “Turmeric is a joy to drink when you mix it… Read more

How to pick tea leaves video tutorial with Bella of Tregothnan Estate

Tea picking

If you’ve ever dreamt about growing your own tea, then you’ll want to read this. In our latest video, Bella Percy-Hughes of Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall explains how to pick tea leaves and how they are processed.   Bella advises looking for the younger and lighter leaves: “We’re looking for lovely, fresh green shoots and… Read more

Anti-inflammatory tea recipe

Feeling sore, achy, or in need of a pick-me-up? Try Rebecca Sullivan‘s recipe for a homemade natural anti-inflammatory tea. Soothing and simple to make, this tea is the perfect antidote for both achy bodies and period pain. Blended together, the ingredients will help reduce inflammation that comes from being on your feet, sport, arthritis and… Read more