So many soaps, so little time

Thank you for being here and for all your support, encouragement, comments this past year. Wishing you much love, good health and grace for 2017!

Matcha Lavender Buckwheat Bars

One of the things I love about natural food and spices is their colour. And when colour gets combined with a special flavour and some great nutritious qualities, all you want is to have it more often and often. This is the case of matcha powder. I used it in soap for its beautiful colours,…

My Latest Saponins

‘Childhood has no necessary connection with age.’ , Austin O’Malley. Unrefined shea butter&calendula extract&chamomile petals soap for the child in us. And the baby soap enriched with calendula oil, shea butter and mafura butter. Both unscented. ‘Stop and Smell the Roses.’ Red&Rose clay soap. Sea salt, rose australian clay. Acai Powder Soap Kombucha Soap Jasmin Flowers&Spirulina…

Avocado-Seaweed Spread

I use to make my nut/seeds butters at home. But now and then I like to buy them (it is good to change once in a while) …Especially because some of the seeds aren’t top of my preferences. Like the pumpkin seeds… I know, they are full of magnesium and zinc and omega 3, but…

Raw Buckwheat & Chocolate Bars

If someone had told me some years ago that one day I would eat raw buckwheat groats in bars, I would not have believed it… Buckwheat, or kasha as we used to call it at home, is something we grew up with. If you have never eaten it you are definitely not born in the…

2016

I will not start this post saying what my objectives for 2016 are, as I don’t really believe that setting new objectives is mandatory in January. After so many December days spent with family, January already sounds like a less happy month. That’s why I like to start this month with gratitude. 2015 was a…

Raw Chocolate Mousse Tart

If I have to pick only one cake for a special occasion it has to be ‘chocolatemousse. In this Christmas period, when we get together with our families and share the most beautiful moments, a dessert like this is perfect to end a dinner: chocolatey, sweet but not too much, melting in the mouth allthough…

‘Chisinaul de seara’ Cake

When you miss your home country, homemade food can bring it closer! There is no moldovan who hasn’t heard of this delicious chocolate bar: Chisinau de seara! The mix of plums and chocolate is such a perfect combination that you wouldn’t be able to stop eating these chocolates. Every time my mother sends me a…