Tantalising Taste of Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Is Beautiful

I love pottering around Asian (well make that all) supermarkets and seeing what new foods to play with I can find.  One of my latest discoveries has been black rice, also known as Forbidden Rice. Doesn’t calling it forbidden instantly make it more tantalising? In ancient times, it was cultivated only for the Emperor in China and commoners were banned from eating it hence the … Continue reading Tantalising Taste of Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Is Beautiful

Natural Beauty: Loving the Labelling from Pai, skincare for sensitive skin

Pai skincare has recently caught my eye. I have dry, sensitive skin with a few allergies thrown in for good measure and though I have a regime that works, every once in a while I fancy fluttering my eyelashes at something new. Mainly I stick to products without a bunch of artificial ingredients or fragrances and tend to avoid anything with OTT claims. Pai founder Sarah … Continue reading Natural Beauty: Loving the Labelling from Pai, skincare for sensitive skin