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Recipe: Baked Earl Grey Cheesecake with Lavender

Recipe: Baked Earl Grey Cheesecake with Lavender

Ingredients Base: 1 packet biscuits (I used Tennis Biscuits from South Africa, Coconut Based) 115g butter, melted Filling: 500g cream cheese (2 tubs) 100g caster sugar 100ml sour cream 1.5tbsp cake flour 2 large eggs 1 egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract with seeds 50ml…

Week in Retrospect : 1 Jan 2018 – 7 Jan 2018

Week in Retrospect : 1 Jan 2018 – 7 Jan 2018

And just like that, it is a new year! 2018 marks the 5th year that I’ve lived in New Zealand, the golden year of immigration adjustment, if sources are to be believed. I’ve always loved being a Kiwi, but let’s hope this year will indeed…

Chamomile Tea – How To

Their white and yellow daisy heads nod on their stems above the fresh apple-scented ferny leaves as bumblebees and bees flit to and fro. Summertime is chamomile time.

Take the time to harvest and dry some of your own chamomile for a year’s worth of calming and soothing chamomile tea.

For more on chamomile, see:

Chamomile: http://meadowsweet.co.nz/2016/08/05/chamomile/
Chamomile Tea: http://meadowsweet.co.nz/2015/12/10/chamomile-tea/

Chamomile – German (Matricaria recutita syn. Chamomilla recutita)

Chamomile – Roman (Chamaemelum nobile syn. Athemis nobilis)

 

Chamomile tea

Chamomile tea

Nodding in the breeze today in my garden are, what feels like, a million heads of chamomile. The simple white daisy flowers with their yellow cone centers have enchanted my daughter, and since she already loves drinking chamomile tea, she cannot wait to make her own from…