So I made this on the last retreat and it was possibly the most awesome desert EVER! I thought I had invited it but a quick search of the interweb reveals many others have had a similar moment of genesis. So here is a recipe that is a lot like mine only with measurements that … Continue reading Mega Mango and Turmeric Cheesecake
I was recently running a retreat in the New Forest and I like to treat my fellow yogis to a few treats, of the non-bending kind every so often. This is the offering that went down with a bang. Makes lots (enough for 18 people to have one each) 2 large carrots 250grams Almonds fine … Continue reading Zingy ZOOM Bliss Balls
Once upon a train track, I was waiting for a train and two very full ones went by. “Tis the Job of a Yogi to be Love and Light” so eventually I got on a stupidly overcrowded train and smiled at the shared insanity of it all, in attempt to lighten the London Death Stares. … Continue reading Death Stares and Care Bears
Nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect. My latest articles are published here with Huffington Post Wabi Sabi is the ancient Japanese wisdom of finding beauty in imperfection and simplicity in nature, of accepting the natural cycles of growth, decay, and death. Enjoying the simple, natural, and uncluttered, Wabi Sabi reveres authenticity above all. … Continue reading Wabi Sabi -Nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect.
I was bored of the usual stuffed rice pepper thing and this was a really lovely and interesting change.... Fry off mushrooms, garlic, add chargrilled artichokes. Put uncooked giant Cous Cous in pan brown in butter, then add small amount water to frying pan, green harissa, smoked paprika and stock. Simmer till water in gone. … Continue reading Moroccan Stuffed Roasted Pepper
Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts I like to add a little speed to this dish, so I start by crossing the sprouts and trimming the carrots, then placing in the frying pan with butter, salt, pepper, maple syrup, garlic and touch of water. Pan fry till the water is gone, and the sprouts, and carrots have … Continue reading Roasted Maple Carrots and Sprouts
I’ve been thinking about what does ‘spirituality’ mean now? This is relevant to today’s news as we hear about more kids running away to defend an idea (Islam in this case, but it could just as easily be something else). As I have another teacher training that I am running and the next weekend is … Continue reading What does ‘spirituality’ mean now?
poem of thanks
The Creator gathered all of Creation and said; “I want to hide something from the humans until they are ready for it. It is the realization that they create their own reality.” The eagle said, “Give it to me. I will take it to the moon.” The Creator said, “No. One day they will go … Continue reading Ask the Universe
Join us for a great yoga retreat this weekend, and turn off the phones reconnect to real things, like the people and nature. Restore some inner balance.