Friday, 13 November 2020

|| SHOP OF THE MONTH | SEVIN LONDON

HOME FRAGRANCE, BATH AND BODYCARE: SEVIN LONDON

Inspired by nature, Sevin London lets you indulge in the best quality wellbeing products. With handmade soaps, the softest towels and robes, exquisitely scented candles and organic sponges; turn your bathroom into a sanctuary of indulgence and relaxation.

STYLE: Contemporary natural chic, earth tones and organic shapes with modern fragrances of 'Porcelain White','Marble Black','Fresh Clay' and 'Coral Clay', simple crafted luxury.


LOCATIONS: UK - online shop - here

Natural Pumice stones from the Agean, the heavenly tactile soaps are vegan with no sulphates, so silicons/parabens, no patrolatum and no animal testing.
Clockwise from top: Coral Clay scented candle is a blend of floral and citrus with a subtle hint of cedar wood; Coral Clay Scrub soap with it's unique powdery fragrance and velvet sensation, made from a selected blend of 5 natural oils combined with poppy seeds. Fresh Clay hand and body wash and hand and body lotion: a refreshing blend of green sea clay, musky vanilla and a touch of ylang ylang.
The wonderfully unique and organic form of the Medium Marble Black candle: with floral scent of clove buds and a subtle note of oud and bergamot.
Clockwise from top left: Black Marble Soap with it's rich fusion of clove and bergamot; Bubble Bath Robe made from the finest cotton yarn; Fresh Clay hand and body wash and hand and body lotion: a refreshing blend of green sea clay, musky vanilla and a touch of ylang ylang; the beautifully designed selection of natural, heavenly perfumed soaps.
The sublime range of fragranced candles in wonderfully tactile shapes inspired by nature.
Clockwise from top left: Porcelain White Hand and Body Wash with co-ordinating  Hand and Body lotion  fragranced with a delicate melange of jasmine flower essence and sweetness of amber; the beautiful packaging of Sevin London; chic, minimal packaging in soft chalky tones and textures inspired by nature; wonderfully unique and organic form of the Small Marble Black candle: with floral scent of clove buds and a subtle note of oud and bergamot.
The Porcelain White Scented Candle combines the sweetness of amber with delicate notes of white jasmine petals accompanied by a hint of nutmeg.
The beautifully designed selection of natural, heavenly perfumed soaps.
Above from top left: Fresh Clay Scented Candle Small with it's musky vanilla notes and a touch of ylang ylang; Natural Pumice stones from the Agean; Gold Honeycomb Sponge organically grown and sculptured by nature; Fresh Clay hand and body wash and hand and body lotion: a refreshing blend of green sea clay, musky vanilla and a touch of ylang ylang.
Coral Clay Soap, trapped in a blend of flowery scents and citrus freshness with a hint of cedar, this soap gives your skin a sublime silky feel


For more information on anything shown in the above images please click on each photograph to go through to Sevin London's web site. 


As always, if I have featured your photograph and you would rather I didn't, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will remove it with my sincerest apologies. 

With warmest wishes





Monday, 25 May 2020

|| BISTRO | BREAKFAST

Recreate that cafe culture in your own kitchen and start the morning with bistro style crockery, table linen and barista equipment. Also included recipes both healthy as well as a little indulgent, plus my own recipe for my favourite low G.I., high fibre breakfast. 
Above images: 1.Coffee Drip instagram 2.ManiLife Peanut Butter RECIPE: sourdough toast spread with almond milk yogurt, drizzle with peanut butter and top with slices of banana and a sprinkling of seeds 3.Normann Copenhagen Craft Salt and Pepper Mill 4.Bakery Bits all the equipment and ingredients to make your own fresh crusty baguettes    
Above image: Sage The Barista Touch™ bean to cup coffee machine
Above images: 1. La Redoute Léon set of 4 cereal bowls in blue (also available in pink and pale green 2.Sage The Barista Touch™ bean to cup coffee machine in Black Truffle 3.BBC Food RECIPE click here for a low G.I. high protein breakfast of Overnight oats with apple, blueberries and nuts   
Above image: Fellow 'Stagg' Pour over kettle available in the UK here
Above images: 1. my morning Nespresso espresso by The Paper Mulberry 2.Knopps Knoppifier hot chocolate maker (yes please)! 3.Normann Copenhagen Mormor blue and white checked tableware 4.LinenMe Cafe apron in grey stone linen  
Above image: Royal Doulton Coffee Studio range of tablewareAbove images: 1.Grind compostable coffee pods Nespresso compatible with refillable tin 2.Rosslyn Coffee instagram photo by @vieravirag (a beautiful instagram feed) 3.Villeroy & Boch 'It's my match' powder mug Uni 4.Rosslyn Coffee with gorgeous food photography by David Robson of @robson.eats  
Above image:Knoops range of chocolate for making the perfect hot chocolate (I adore the packaging)!
Above images: 1.Nicolas Vahé Lemon Curd, stir into yogurt, spread onto toast or layer up on top of yogurt and oats 2.The Paper Mulberry my own RECIPE (see the bottom of the post for the 'how to') for a healthy, low G.I., high fibre breakfast  3.Hotel Chocolat stylish 'PodCups' (pair) in white ceramic created by Royal College of Art ceramicist Andrew Wicks 4.Fabrique Bakery photo by @the_lazyfoodie   
Above image: Normann Copenhagen 'Bliss' tableware range and Salon tray
Above images: 1.The Conran Shop Linen napkin in Thistle 2.Sue Pryke Mr & Mrs Teaspoon in heavenly chalky pastel shades 3.Sue Pryke gorgeous Mr & Mrs ceramic Teastrainer, mug and spoon 4.Sage Appliences    




Above image: Royal Doulton Coffee Studio range Espresso cups and saucers set of 4
Method: Take a handful of raspberries, add a sliced banana, then 40g of All-bran, top with 2 desert spoons of 0% fat Greek yogurt (Fage is my favourite!), sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts and mixed seeds and add a splash of skimmed milk - Enjoy!
Above images: The Paper Mulberry, spoon 'Polished Knot' desert spoon by Culinary Concepts, linen napkin by Linen Me




For more information on anything shown in the above images please click on the names under each photograph to go through to their web sites. 


As always, if I have featured your photograph and you would rather I didn't, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will remove it with my sincerest apologies. 

With warmest wishes