I scored these particular peppers on clearance from the Trade Aid warehouse, but always have a packet or two in the cupboard to add a little zing to my cooking. It’s great to have ingredients like this – which would be very difficult to grow locally – available from reputably ethical sources.
I bought this lovely green tea blend heading into flu season as echinacea is a great boost to the immune system, and I’d take tea over pills any day. Green teas vary wildly in quality and taste, so if they are too strong or musky I’ll often hate them, but this was a great mesh of subtlety with a fruity kick. It’s obvious that when it comes to quality crafted teas, the British are the experts.
A certified fair trade product made by the good people at Y Development Co-Operation in Thailand, this beautifully carved wooden frog makes a delightful sound when you run it’s matching rod up its back.