Ceviche

Ceviche is a seafood dish originating from Latin America and involves curing the seafood in citrus juices. In Mexico each family recipe varied in fish type and spice. In this country it works really well with mackerel which is a highly nutritious and sustainable fish. It really feels like summer when we head to the beach …

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Smaller space, more room

'He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have'-Socrates Mine and Nathan's lifestyle does not require us to have a house. We don't have children and are either working away or traveling. In the past I have had times of frustration but there is a lot more that small …

Protect against Hayfever

Its getting to that time of year again when so many suffer with irritating snuffling and sneezing but I have a few tips to help prevent this allergy using a holistic and nutritional approach Increase your intake of antioxidants through a variety of fruit and vegetables Include foods rich in Vitamin A such as veal or beef …

Chick pea and red pepper chilli with smoked paprika sweet potato mash

During our busy summer season on the road it becomes very hard to maintain balance and health as its near impossible to get enough sleep  and nutrition. When we return to our quiet haven, in between events, I physically feel the need to fill my body back up with nutrients so it can repair. I know …

Population crisis

Last night I heard Sir David Attenborough say that in his 90 year lifespan the human population has tripled. That sent a shiver down my spine. When Nathan and I met we were so excited to finally meet someone who shared the same  views on the world. Having children was one of them. I'm yet to feel the …

Van Life

We were picking blackberries in the field discussing where we wanted to go for the winter. I had been working a few months as a psychiatric nurse after graduating and we had just completed our first official year with The Bean Machine. We were talking about South East Asia when Nathan mentioned a Mad Max like truck …

Wild Garlic Pesto

Every Spring we move back into our outside home. With a showman’s caravan and a small communications box we spend a lot of our time cooking on fires outside and using as much natural, free food as we can. Living a semi outdoor lifestyle is made all the more exciting when the wild garlic starts appearing in abundance …