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How to Make Herbal Infused Oils

How to Make Herbal Infused Oils Learn how to make herbal infused oils that you can use for herbal salve, lip balm recipes, or by itself as an herb oil. In this video we make calendula oil by using calendula with sweet almond oil and comfrey oil by infusing comfrey in olive oil. This video is from   Wendy Mason is a career coach.  She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now divides her time between coaching and writing. You can contact Wendy at  and find out more at Related articles Are you shy? Learn how to make friends in new situations. Dealing with anger - advice from the Dalai Lama Confidence and the well equipped leader Thursda

Cuisine of Morocco - Chicken Tajine with Carrots

        . (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) I love Morroco and the food of Morocco is really something special. In the video below you will learn how to make Chicken Tagine.  Here is the recipe . Ingredients 1 whole chicken - cut into large pieces (1.5 pounds) 1 large onion - peeled and diced 6 carrots - peeled, cut into halves, and cored 1/4 cup of finely chopped cilantro 1/4 cup of finely chopped parsley Preserved lemons (substitute with olives or 1 tablespoon of lemon juice) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon of crushed garlic 1 teaspoon of ginger powder 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1 teaspoon of salt (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon of pepper (to taste) water Directions On medium heat, drizzle the olive oil in your pan, add the onions, all the spices, and the chicken. Cover your pan and let them cook for 5 minutes. Add the parsley and cilantro to the chicken. Cover the chicken with water, close the pan with the lid, and let the chicken cook for

The Philosophy of Food! My Perfect Recipe - Just for You - Ratatouille

   For me the perfect recipe is simple, colourful and delicious.  Here is all I need for a perfect evening at home.  Really, it is a very easy recipe.  All you need to add is some lovely, chunky, fresh bread. Ingredients ·          4 tbsp  olive oil ·          2 medium onions, quartered ·          2 cloves of garlic, crushed ·          1 red pepper, sliced ·          1 yellow pepper, sliced ·          2 large aubergines, halved horizontally then sliced into 3cm pieces ·          3 medium courgettes, sliced into 3cm pieces ·          400 g canned chopped tomatoes ·          small bunch of basil, leaves torn ·          2-3 sprigs of thyme ·          Red wine or vinegar and sugar – added for a more intense taste but optional Method   1.      Heat oil in a large casserole dish and sweat the onions and garlic for 10 minutes on a low heat with the lid on.  2.      Add the peppers, aubergines and courgettes and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, stir and cook for a further 20 minutes wit