Articles from issue : October 2015

Natural Beauty…from around the world

with Icon Italian Connection

Natural Beauty…from around the world At Icon we love all things natural. We are passionate about the environment and strive to use eco friendly products in our salon wherever we can. We like to keep our finger on the pulse

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Ginger: Zingiber officinale

with The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Ginger: Zingiber officinale PUNGENT, WARMING AND SWEET; GINGER IS ONE OF THE MOST VERSATILE HERBS, BOTH IN CUISINE AND AS A MEDICINE Originating in southern Asia, ginger has been valued as a spice for thousands of years. It was not

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QUINCE & PORT WINE TARTE TATIN

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

QUINCE & PORT WINE TARTE TATIN TATIANA IS BACK THIS MONTH WITH A RECIPE THAT USES AN UNCOMMON FRUIT, WHICH MIGHT REQUIRE A BIT OF TRACKING DOWN Some day my quince will come… Quince is a fruit close to my

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Rasoi Waterfront

Glamorous New Dining Experience is on the Menu at Swansea’s SA1 thanks to Rasoi Waterfront

Glamorous New Dining Experience is on the Menu at Swansea’s SA1 thanks to Rasoi Waterfront THERE HAS BEEN A REAL BUZZ SURROUNDING THE OPENING OF RASOI WATERFRONT – THE GLAMOROUS NEW ADDITION TO SWANSEA’S RESTAURANT QUARTER – AND ITS LAUNCH,

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Stuffed Butternut Squash with Cashew Nut Cheese

With Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience.  Rachel loves to cook and this month brings us a wonderfully autumnal recipe

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Cashew Nut Cheese Ingredients:- 1 squash (cut in half, pulp and seeds scooped out, save the seeds) 1 large leek (chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (chopped) 1 large tomato (chopped up small) 2 handfuls of spinach

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Culinary Causerie

 with Lesley Williams

Topo Gigio Topo Gigio in St Helen’s Road has certainly stood the test of time; it’s been the go-to Italian restaurant in Swansea for 36 years but for some reason or other, not a place I’ve been to! While living

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Sugarcraft Christmas Roses

with Andrea Wimperis of The House of Sugar Flowers    

Sugarcraft Christmas Roses Andrea Wimperis of The House of Sugar Flowers introduces you to the fascinating art of sugarcraft by taking you though the stages of making a Christmas rose.  Andrea has been teaching sugarcraft and cake decoration for over

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Motoring

with Liam Bird

Suzuki Celerio HERE WE GO AGAIN WITH THE SILLY CAR NAMES – CELERIAC, CELERY, CELERIO. THE NAME MAY BE PECULIAR BUT ACCORDING TO LIAM BIRD IT’S GOT A LOT GOING FOR IT IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A BUDGET CAR. If

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Classic Motors

with Ashley Lovering

Ford Consul Convertible Ashley’s classic car for October is the Ford Consul which was manufactured in the UK from 1951 to 1962 Dennis Rees of Swansea is a keen classic car enthusiast who owns two very nice old British made

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BAY Legal Matters

CRAIG JENKINS OF GRAHAM EVANS AND PARTNERS LOOKS AT THE RISK THE ROAD POSES TO CYCLISTS

PEDAL POWER When former racing cyclist and Olympic gold medal winner Chris Boardman told the BBC last year that he would not allow his 8-year-old daughter to cycle on the road, the explanation he gave was simple, he said that

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