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Jun 14: Seminario Fundamental “energía universal, humana y espiritualidad
14/06/2013 - 14/06/2013
Dec 5: Yoga teacher training in India
05/12/2013 - 01/01/2013
Nov 11: Retreat Explore your change from I to We (Damanhur)
11/10/2013 - 19/10/2013
July 27 & 28: Arte Sano – a Healing arts festival on the beach;
27/07/2013 - 28/07/2013
Jul 25 – 28: Jornadas Hermético-Alquímicas
25/07/2013 - 27/07/2013
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This issue we return to the kitchens of Shanti Som as they launch a new season in the popular restaurant, reflecting the kind of fusion food you will find on offer as well as the special atmosphere. What better way to introduce the food than to include a couple of the mouth watering recipes you can enjoy there.
Spinach and Ricota Ravioloni
• Fresh pasta, spinach and ricotta ravioloni
• 150 gr. Pumpkin
• 70 ml sherry wine
• 50 gr. fresh onions
• 1 table spoon of sweet Thai chilli
• 200 ml cream
• 250 gr spinach
• 1 Clove … Continue reading
Take a vegetarian restaurant, a tranquil Yoga space, dynamic kids’ activity area and lively Café theatre and live venue, and blend together in the heart of Fuengirola. These are the ingredients that have inspired Cristina and Pedro to open Yogabarn, a new meeting place in the centre of Fuengirola, right opposite the church square. Tastefully designed, Yogabarn offers a haven from the busy streets around it, with an intimate café theatre that variously functions as a play area for children and a live music venue … Continue reading
A small group of dedicated eco-entrepreneurs recently launched an innovative project under the name ‘La Semilla Ecológica’, a concept that they see as symbolizing growth, change and a vibrant future. Capturing a growing demand for fresh organic produce and a growing awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, they have dedicated their work to the sale and distribution of local, organic and seasonal produce from family farms. “We are doing this because a lot of people these days want to be a part of … Continue reading
This article which summarises some of the principles of the macrobiotic diet is only available in Spanish. Click here to read it.
Contact Ana Bardají of cocinatusalud.com if you want to find out more about this generally vegetarian diet that consists largely of whole grains, cereals, and cooked vegetables.
Now that it’s time for special family gatherings, Bionatura‘s two shops (one in Los Boliches and the other in Marbella) offer a wide selection of Christmas fayre including dried fruits, turron, panettone, wines and cavas, fresh and frozen meat, poultry, tropical fruit and national fruit and vegetables. All of which are certified organic.
For the more alternative sort there’s an array of vegetable patés, salmon, or specialty flour mixes so you can bake your favourite loaf.
If you want to support local shops, why not … Continue reading
This brief introductory article on the Ayurvedic use of spices is only available in Spanish, please click here to read it.
Citrica Pizarra has long been a winner in our house, having provided essential oils for all our needs for many years, but they have also gained more authoritative recognition, most recently from the Dia de la Mujer Rural with a personal award for owner Eva Zomeño, for her work with associations and the training that she offers. Her oils have also received recognition with her lemon blend winning awards in previous years that have even inspired a university graduate to write his thesis on them. … Continue reading
For our readers already living in Málaga city then our handy guide to alternative Christmas ideas will be perfect for those looking for eco-holistic festive solutions. For the rest of our readers the guide gives you the opportunity to explore the richness of Málaga. Simply follow our map on the previous page and unearth some seasonal gems.
Christmas is about giving, but not in the pile ‘em high, grab as much as we can get way, more in the something from the heart way, something … Continue reading
Garlic chives are highly prized in Chinese cuisine, and it is known as “Chinese chives”, it is actually a different species from the common garlic we know, and its Latin botanical name is Allium tuberosum.
The garlic chive is a small perennial plant of 50-70cm, with narrow and flat leaves, unlike the common chive, which is cylindrical and hollow. The whole plant emits a fine aroma of onions. The Chinese collect the flowering stems before the flowers open, making bouquets for sale in markets. Western Chefs … Continue reading
Hemp seeds are an incredible vegan source of biologically available and easily digested protein, containing all 10 essential amino acids as well as a healthy anti-inflammatory 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fat. In addition, hemp seeds contain an especially beneficial type of omega-6 fat called GLA (gamma linolenic acid) as well as being rich in disease-fighting, plant-based phyto nutrients and anti-aging antioxidants such as vitamin E, and an assortment of minerals including zinc, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. The high protein percentage of simple … Continue reading