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Thyme, the herb of heroes and warriors

Radek Štěpán 24. 09. 2023

Are you fascinated by well-known and mystical herbs? Well, stick around because we shall take to look at a very popular herb called thyme, which has a long history indeed. Today, we mainly use it as an aromatic spice, but…


Strawflower oil can help you with many problems

Radek Štěpán 23. 09. 2023

Strawflower (Helichrysum italicum) is usually used as a favourite herb in soups and sauces, where it can replace common soup spice such as “maggi” or various curry-style spice mixes. But did you know that strawflower oil also offers medicinal effects?…


Homemade fruit vinaigrette dressings

Radek Štěpán 22. 09. 2023

You can prepare vinaigrette in different ways simply by adding fruits and you can make a great sweet dressing. Sure, you can buy many fruit dressings in supermarkets, but these contain various artificial colourings and flavourings to enhance the taste.


World cuisine and mint

Radek Štěpán 21. 09. 2023

So, what does come to your mind when you hear a mint? Probably mojito, chocolate ice cream or a chocolate bar with mint filling. But mint can do much more and it does not matter what type you prefer.


How to store potatoes properly

Radek Štěpán 20. 09. 2023

If you have a properly prepared cellar for fruit and vegetable storage, then you have already done the hardest part, well the harvest may also be laborious. Storing potatoes is not that difficult but you need to follow few basic…


Flowers in your bedroom can clean the air and may even set the right mood

Radek Štěpán 19. 09. 2023

Do you want to have a peaceful and undisturbed sleep every night? Well, nature can help you achieve that. You probably heard from your grandma that no one should sleep with plants in one room, nevertheless, the experiences of many…

Grilled potatoes

Grilled potatoes – a delicacy that is fun to make

Radek Štěpán 18. 09. 2023

Do you love grilled delicacies? If you do, then we are sure you love to experiment when grilling or barbecuing. Enthusiasts like you put anything on the grill and meatless dishes have been steadily gaining popularity. Grilled vegetables and grilled…


How to store root vegetables properly

Radek Štěpán 17. 09. 2023

Fruits and vegetables taste best when fresh. Everyone knows it. But it is simply impossible to use all fruits and vegetables fresh so, the trick is to store them properly and to preserve their freshness and taste as long as…

Chocolate tree

Get a ”chocolate tree” and grow chocolate at home

Radek Štěpán 16. 09. 2023

A chocolate tree is usually something that belongs to the realm of dreams and fairytales. But what if we were to tell you that we know a tree whose fruit tastes like chocolate pudding? No kidding. Like a real chocolate…

Pear compote

Pear compote – a simple way to preserve pears and retain taste

Radek Štěpán 15. 09. 2023

Did you know that pears are a great fruit for canning! Even after cooking pears retain their shape, colour and texture very well. Although pears are traditionally preserved in a syrup, you can also preserve them in water, for example.