Formulas, Recipes & Concoctions
Fragrance & DIY Beauty Recipes:
Powdery Incense Recipe - Inspired by Apres l'Ondee
-With orris powder, lavender, anise and sandalwood
Chocolate & Licorice Lip Balm
- Tamya's favourite, made with real chocolate!
Black Truffle & Cassis Body Products
- Ayala's secret recipes for an enchanting massage & bath oil and relaxing bath salts - incorporating the carnal notes of black truffles paired with fruity cassis and tarragon absolute. A real treat for your Body & Nose!
Anti-Cold & Flu Synergy
Aromatic Aphrodisiac Formulae:
Ginger & Frankincense Sensual Aphrodisiac Massage Oil
Gin & Tonic Bath & Massage OilOlibanum Sensual Massage Oil
Red Roses Bath & Massage Oil
SEASONAL RECIPE GUIDE
The traditional Middle Eastern condiment - soaked in olive oil, it's used for dipping bread and to garnish yogurt cheese. Better than butter!
Rose Rhubarb Crumble
Floral twist on a summer classic!
Fresh Rhubarb Compote
Rhubarb and beyond. For the adventurous foodie - refreshing and delicious.
Hibiscus Rhubarb Iced Tea
Another refreshing use for raw rhubarb.
Rhubarb Blossom Compote
Rhubarb's rosy hues accompanied by orange flower water for a refreshing compote to serve alone or with Pannacotta
Coconut Almond Pannacotta
Vegan. Easy. Fragrant. Fabulous.
Fiddleheads in lavender-infused butter
Elderflower Cordial & Infusion
Spring Forest Risotto
Asparagus Mimosa Tea Sandwiches
The Allure of Charoset
Three recipes for this essential Passover dish: Ashkenazi, Yemeni and Italian versions. All delicious!
Coming soon: Dandelion & Caramelized Onion Confit
Rosewater and coconut semolina cakes
Stuffed Grapevine Leaves
Flavoured with Spearmint, Allspice and Dill
Lavender Ice Cream
An interesting use for lavender buds, other than lavender sachets
How to make Carrot Ginger, Minted Radishes and Cucumber-Watercress tea sandwiches.
Yet another classic spin on Middle Eastern honey-soaked semoline cakes. Drenched in rosewater, of course.
Savta Fausta's Original Italian Vanilla Ice Cream
Requires no churning or an ice cream machine; just an old fashioned icebox (aka freezer), and the freshest, simplest ingredients.
Apricot Almond Cake
Seasonal summer indulgence. I can never get enough of this simple to make and yummy to eat dessert!
Apricot Jasmine Tea Cake
Variation on the above.
Raw Coconut Macarons
Blueberry & Cornmeal Upside Down Cake
Polenta with Basil, Tomatoes & Balsamic Reduction
Three Inspiring Salad for Summer (2012):
Watermelon & Heirloom Tomatoes Salad
Faux Papaya Salad
Mexican Inspired Cabbage Salad
Pandan & Coconut Gelato
Lemon Verbena Cupcakes
Cocktails, Infusions & Iced Teas:
Moroccan Iced Tea
Iced tea with fresh spearmint sprigs
Midnight Violet Cocktail
Bleeding Hearts Cocktail
Sexiest Ever Gin & Tonic
Lemon Verbena Infusion
My grandmother's famous recipe for the sweet & spicy cake for Rosh Hashanah.
Fig and Walnut Pesto
perfect for tea sandwiches and appetizers for special occasions, and also to put on pasta (butternut squash ravioli comes to mind...). Aromatic and elegant flavour combination with fresh tarragon herb.
Babaghanoush with Black Cardamom & Pomegranate
Roasted eggplant dip with sesame paste, pomegranate molasses and smoky black cardamom
Spiced Italian Plum Torte
Robust-flavour torte, gluten-free with fresh Italian (blue) prune-plums and unusual spices.
Black Beauty Chocolate Truffle
Dark chocolate infused with Lapsang Suchong tea and smoky Black Cardamom. To die for.
Saffron Rice with Cardamom & Almonds
My favourite special occasion rice. Goes with pretty much any Middle Eastern, Persian or East Indian dish (such as casseroles, curries, dals, etc.)
Rose Petal Sugar
Stuffed Vegetables (Thanksgiving Feast!)
Pearfection (Poached Pear)
Pear & Almond Frangipane Tart
3 Fall Salads:
Pomegranate & Kale
Asian Pear & Fennel
Fig & Feta
4 Fall Fruit Pastries:
Fresh Black Fig Tarts
Coronation Grape & Blue Cheese Muffins
Plum & Hazelnut Coffee Cake Muffins
Spiced Pear Bundt Cake
Autumn Fruit Open Sandwiches
Latkes- Two recipes of the famous Eastern European Jewish potato-pancakes: one for the traditional latkes, and the other is a twist on the classic, using yams and spiced with nutmeg.
Red Hot Chocolate
A sexy spicy chocolate beverage
Guilt-Marnier Chocolate Truffles
Orange Blossom & Grand-Marnier Flavoured Chocolate Truffles, inspired by my perfume "Guilt".
Chai Recipe No.1
Chai Recipe No. 2
Tu BiShvat Fruit Salad
Orange flower water makes this festive fruit salad exotically fragrant.
Ginger-Tangerine Icebox Cookies
Incorporating candied ginger, freshly ground ginger, dried ground ginger and ginger CO2 and a touch of tangerine zest to compliment all this ginger pizzazz!.
3 Fresh Cilantro Recipes
Fresh Cilantro Salad
Rosewater Buttercream Cookies
Ras El Hanout
Eggnog Creme Brûlée
Banana Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe
Indulgent Brunch Menue:
Eggs Benedict with Yoghurt Hollandaise