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Yoni steam: sacred herbal healing

As I write, I am emerging from some time out after a week or so of strong physical and emotional release (and with Samhain just behind us the timing feels good for this, despite the discomfort! are you with me?), and also integrating our immersive four day Tantra and relating […]

Roast miso and garlic aubergine with tahini sauce

As the fresh chill and bright hues of Autumn creep into our days with the inevitable turn of the year’s wheel, I find myself reaching for heartier foods, bolder flavours and certain nutrient-dense, omega-heavy ingredients that herald the coming inward call. And so, I was reminded this week of the […]

Autumn blackberry + apple crumble

Hello dear ones. Wishing you a happy Autumn and I hope the summer was full of adventure, joy and colour, wherever it swept you under its glorious warmth and sunshine. It feels good to be back in this space, sharing creations from the kitchen, rolling with the abundance of the […]

A Mother, a Doula, walking in Womanhood

Samsara Tanner is a doula, birth educator, mother and grandmother. She offers wisdom, strength and support to women through all the stages of their journey towards motherhood and is passionate about helping each and every one experience the best birth possible for them and their baby. She runs Birth Love […]

Tantra retreat, October 24-28

THE MAGIC OF TANTRA: emotional wisdom and alive intimacy, October 24-28 2018, 42 Acres, Somerset Join us win the beautiful lands of Somerset for this life changing four-day workshop exploring emotional wisdom and alive intimacy with our dear friends and teachers, Karam and Raaji. Love, relationships and sexuality are important […]

Feta and tomato everything sauce

You might have noticed, from my visible slowing down on the online side of life, that raising an 18 month old is keeping me quite busy. The thing is, though, it’s a different type of busy-ness than I knew before I was a mama. It’s more a presence, a being, […]

Full moon ritual

How ritual serves us

As I write this, we are under a full Sagittarius moon, and June is about the begin – the season of high summer, of the Solstice and the midpoint of the year. I am preparing a full moon ritual, and feeling so grateful for the increasing depth of work that […]

Motherhood as dharma

Dearest friends. I hope you are all well and transitioning happily into Spring… or the sweet promise of its arrival. Motherhood has kept me quiet on here of late, and instead of apologise – the usual reflex – I will simply say that work, caring for my baba and generally […]

Gluten-free flax and almond bread

I’ve written a couple of bread recipes – I’m no specialist and it doesn’t come that easy – and until now the courgette and almond loaf from my book was our go-to gluten-free option, cramming in as it does such a good amount of greens, protein, fats and fibre. I […]

Spiced tahini and cardamom porridge with sautéed banana

In our little cabina in Costa Rica, from where we have just returned to the depths of winter and are now tucked up in our little woodland home, we cooked simply with organic produce from the local shop. As is always the way, abundant sunshine produces such flavoursome and nutritionally […]