DIY soy candles with essential oils

As a lover of Yankee Candles, I have always wanted to try home-made scented candles. It’s so simple and the result is absolutely beyond expectations. I used a fair amount of essential oils, so they smell really beautiful and the vegetable wax with natural scents is a lot healthier and greener option compared to paraffin. Try it! Continue reading “DIY soy candles with essential oils”

Delicious lavender syrup

Delicious lavender syrup

The lavender season is coming soon, its fragrance is an unmistakable symbol of summer for me, and whenever I feel it, I remember the vast lavender fields in my beloved Provence. Continue reading “Delicious lavender syrup”

Sourdough rye bread

Sourdough rye bread

I got eight years old (!) leaven into care, so I slowly discover the secret and beauty of homemade bread. I found an amazing and simple recipe on the web page nuselskakuchta.blogspot.com, the result is guaranteed, absolutely fantastic and impossible to compare with the purchased bread. This bread has so crispy crust and soft, fluffy crumb that everybody becomes instantly addicted! Continue reading “Sourdough rye bread”

Photo reportage from underwater

Photo reportage from underwater

My other great passion, besides flowers, is diving and the underwater world. In the last two years I have been more and more interested in marine biology and underwater photography. It is a truly fascinating world, often more interesting than the one you can find above the ocean. And it is terribly sad how we devastate it – whether by plastic pollution, chemicals, or indirectly through climate change. Continue reading “Photo reportage from underwater”

Wild garlic pesto

Wild garlic pesto

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum) is a great spring herb that has been experiencing a great renaissance in recent years. As the name suggests, it is related to classic garlic, but its flavor and aroma are more subtle. It contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, and is an ideal boost after a long winter.

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