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Recipe: Creamy Sesame Arame with Skinny Soba Somen Noodles

Sea vegetables have phytonutrients found nowhere else, special types of fibre, and unique carotenoids and polysaccharides, and various polyphenol defense compounds, each of which may have anti-cancer properties. I encourage everyone to try experimenting until you find the sea vegetables that you love and incorporate them into your diet. This dish is my favourite, I could eat it to a …

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Recipe: Wakame Salad

Wakame shares many of the nutritional benefits of its close relative Kombu, although it contains less iodine and more magnesium. Very versatile and easy to use, simply add to miso soups or use to create delicious salads. Ingredients ¼ cup Clearspring wakame flakes 3 cups mixed salad leaves. 1 tbsp. Clearspring mirin 2 tbsp. Clearspring shoyu soya sauce Juice from …

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Fragrances for now!

Do you change your fragrances as the seasons change? Summer usually requires a light and refreshing scent that keeps the wearer fresh even in the hottest of weathers. Here are my Summer fragrances for the season and the good news is they will get you through summer into early autumn. The Avon three: Avon released three fragrances at the beginning …

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Recipe: Bitter Greens & Dulse Salad with Apple-Miso Dressing

Purple-red organic dulse with its soft texture and naturally rich savoury umami flavour is the most popular Atlantic sea vegetable. Many people enjoy chewing dried dulse as it is a very salty snack. Dried dulse snipped with scissors into tiny pieces becomes a salty condiment, which may be used to season an array of dishes. Dulse adds a unique flavour …

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5 Facts about Fashion Designer Angelos Bratis

Giorgio Armani has selected Greek fashion designer Angelos Bratis to show at the Armani Theatre during Milan Fashion Week as part of his continuing support for emerging designers. Bratis joins the likes of Andrea Pompilio, Stella Jean, Julian Zigerli, Au Jour le Jour’s Diego Marquez and Mirko Fontana, and Christian Pellizzari who have been lucky enough to show their collections …

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Meet the new Chuck Taylors!

Love your Converses? Then get ready to splurge because Converse and Missoni who have been collaborating for sometime now have unveiled their latest offering; the Converse’s fall ’14 All Star Missoni collection. The new collection has revamped Converse’s premium limited-edition line called First String covering signature Chuck Taylor All Star and Chuck Taylor All Star Fancy in black and white, …

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Recipe: Smashed chocolate licorice meringues

Smashed chocolate licorice meringues with whipped cream and cherries I love eating cherries straight out of the bag and often when I pick up a bag at the shop they don’t even make it home. But if they do, serving them with chocolate licorice meringue and whipped cream is a fantastic way to make a delicious cherry taste even better. …

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