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Stepping into parenthood

Last week, our beautiful little boy Sasha came into the world. A new life is unfolding, and we are taking precious time out to settle into parenthood and family time. I am taking a little maternity break, and will be back soon… With love, Xochi x  

Pregnancy natural beauty heroes

Aside from the deep and ongoing inner transformation that the pregnancy journey ignites, the physical self is also something of an evolving being – and this can feel both beautiful and unnerving at times, to find our bodies in a state of constant flux and change, at such a fast pace, with […]

Parenting as a spiritual practice

My beautiful friend Emily Roberti is a yoga teacher, doula and one of the most innately grounded, conscious and holistic parents I have the luck to know. Hailing form London, she has recently been living in New York where she has grown a thriving teaching and doula practice. I invited her to share […]

Coconut and cardamom bounty balls

I promise I will post a savoury recipe soon, but as my 38th week of pregnancy approaches and calories are in high demand, it’s hard not to focus on the infinite rainbow of delectable healthy sweet treats that occupy my mind and days in the kitchen. And they usually involve cacao. […]

Christmas chocolate truffles

These raw chocolate truffles are a delight to make and bursting with the warming flavours of December and all the excitement it brings. I remember creating the recipe for my book during the hot summer months and longing for advent to be upon us so I could taste them in their […]

Temple of the Rose: a monthly sisterhood circle

Together with my beautiful sister Chloe Isidora, I am excited to introduce Temple of the Rose: a monthly sisterhood circle that we will be running in London, opening on December 20th at She’s Lost Control, for us to come together as women and hold one another in a safe, gentle […]

Saffron spiced potato, leek and almond soup

The time is ripe for another hand-me-down nugget of culinary nourishment here and I can hardly contain my joy at sharing it. I can always rely on my cherished fried Tehya Sky to send me the best recipes from her Californian zen den across the pond. Just when I am hungrily […]

Goddess Diary #6: the gunas and feminine intuition

Amber Scott is a yoga teacher and ancient Thai massage therapist, teaching in the UK and running regular retreats at her family home Trasierra, in the hills of Andalucia. Having studied a wide range of disciplines from Iyengar style yoga, Hatha yoga, Yoga Nidra, ancient Thai healing, Buddhism and Sanskrit, […]

Umami brown rice with arame, hemp and garlicky almonds

Since I first encountered short-grain brown rice, it has held a place of such regal value in my ingredient hierarchy and the long-grain version will never quite cut it in the same way: nutty, nuggety and just so satisfying to eat, it is something we are sure to have in abundance in our […]