Basic yoga poses and what they mean

Yoga is so much more than stretching, as many people who don’t understand it think. Yoga is excellent for both the mind and the body, especially at uncertain times. I’ve been practising yoga for 6 years now. It helped me through break-ups, deaths, dramas, moving houses as much as happy times. It makes me feel…

Teriyaki Beef Mince with Jasmin Rice

Sweet, tangy and rich with umami flavour, this HelloFresh teriyaki beef mince is perfect if you’re looking for a quick, uncomplicated recipe for dinner. Served with fragrant jasmine rice and a fresh cucumber salad. Ingredients 2 cloves of garlic  1/2 ginger 1 spring onion 1/2 cucumber 150 grams Jasmin Rice (add 300 ml water for cooking…

Creamy Prawn Rigatoni

Everyone who knows me well enough knows that I love pasta. This delicious Rigatoni was prepared by HelloFresh, my go to recipe buddy. Chef Lizzie, who introduced the meal on the website originally has kept things light and fresh using ingredients like juicy prawns, parsley, courgette and lemon for a dish that surely won’t disappoint….

Menu planning for lockdown living

On the flip side of Lockdown I finally have more time for something I always wanted to get better at: cooking. I’m sharing the menu I’ve planned for this week – with a complete shopping list for 2 people.

Corona Diaries, Week 2: WC papír nélkül, avagy élet a londoni vesztegzárban

Boris Jonhson brit miniszterelnök múlt héten kért meg először mindenkit az országban, hogy picit próbáljunk viselkedni: lehetőleg kerüljük a nagy összejöveteleket, ne álljunk túl közel egymáshoz a boltban (“social distancing”) és dolgozzunk otthonról, ha tehetjük. Még a Premier League-et is felfüggesztették pár hétre, ami a legtöbb britnek nagyobb érvágás volt, mint maga a vírus okozta…

Stress relief yoga

It’s been a stressful couple of days for lots of different reasons. A new virus is turning our lives upside-down, we don’t socialise, don’t travel, don’t do things we’re used to doing. I cancelled a holiday I’ve been waiting for so much which was an extremely difficult decision. But hey, we are here now, here…

Corona Diaries, Week 1: working from home

A magyar verzióért görgess az oldal aljára On Monday, we were faced with the fact that things were really changing. Today I would have traveled to Barbados for my long-awaited Caribbean holiday, which I had canceled amid corona virus travel chaos Monday night, after the British government had asked people not to leave home. If…

Home-made hand sanitizer from WHO

The last couple of weeks changed our lives in a way we’d never expected. With our new life came a newly discovered over-obsession for hand-washing. It’s an understatement that I spent the last 2 weeks reading and talking about hand sanitizers 24/7, after an article on one of my other blogs was read by over…

The worst things human nature created

I’ve been vomiting words and blog posts recently, but been criticised for only doing it in my mother tongue. Since my visit a few weeks ago it feels oh so natural again to speak and write in Hungarian, but I appreciate you guys have been missing me here. To all the fans and to all…

5 easy Zero Waste product swaps

With Zero Waste you don’t try to find solutions to waste management, but you support products that are recycled and reusable. Everything that is single use goes against this theory – therefore you always have to think about reusability and product lifecycle.  The goal is for no trash to be sent to landfills, incinerators, or the ocean. …