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Coffee 101

Different types of coffee

While most of us love our caffeine fixes, coffee can be a source of real confusion for the average ‘joe’… sorry. Luckily for us, Kim has owned The Roasting House for a few years now and really knows her stuff, so here’s our quick guide to navigating the wondrous world of coffee! Espresso Results: a

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We now have two new pick-up locations

One of the downsides of running an ethical business is the constant nagging worry that you’re not doing enough, or that in your efforts to help people live a greener life you’re contributing to the problem. Deliveries is one such cause of worry for me. On the plus side, we’re helping so many people to

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Super simple 4 ingredient toffee apples

Toffee apples and seasonal eating

The chilly nights are well and truly here! And whether you love it or hate it, Bonfire Night will soon be here too. Not only have supermarkets been fully stocked up over the past few weeks on plastic decorations, cheap polyester costumes and plastic-wrapped sweets for Halloween, it’s now the turn of everyone’s childhood favourite:

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Festive DIY biscuit cutters

Homemade cookie cutters

With Halloween and Christmas fast approaching I’ve been looking at different ways I can keep some old traditions AND be more eco-conscious at the same time. Gingerbread is one of my favourite sweet treats. I remember my mum treating us to chocolate dipped gingerbread (with raisin eyes of course) when my sister and I were

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Wildlife: the dos and donts!

A blue tit eating from someone's hand

Watching wildlife from the window with a cuppa in hand is a great way to de-stress in the colder months, but attracting these cute critters to our gardens in the first place is another story. Us Brits love to feed our furry neighbours, whether that’s taking a trip to the park to feed the ducks

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Really easy 4 ingredient wraps

Wraps

I shared this recipe on Instagram & Facebook after making up a batch one evening and was surprised by how many people hadn’t realised just how easy they are to make so I’m sharing it here on the blog for future reference for everybody. You need minimal equipment and absolutely no cooking skills to make

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After drowning in plastic, how do we resuscitate the planet?

Plastic bottles in fishing net

It’s been a couple of weeks of doom and gloom, with Liz Bonnin’s fantastic but heart-wrenching Drowning in Plastic documentary, and the findings of a research report stating that we have only 12 years to limit climate catastrophe and keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5°. It’s hard to avoid feeling despair and powerless

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