The culinary classic mortar and pestle is crafted in white marble with grey veining to easily crush and blend spices and herbs, peppercorns, garlic, nuts, seeds, butters and more. Bruising fresh herbs and mint helps release the natural oils for fuller, more robust flavor. Because marble is a natural product, veining and coloring variations will occur; see additional images for examples.
This blend of onions, scallions, garlic, parsley, bell peppers, and other spices is the foundation for most Haitian dishes, and many Haitians have it in their refrigerator at all times. Even in recipes that do not call for it specifically, it can often be added. Basil brings a freshness to this version; you can also add thyme. In Haiti, a mortar and pestle is used to mash the ingredients together, but a food processor or blender makes it come together much faster. Make a big batch and use it…
Celestial Bohème Crystals | Conjure a hydrating bathing experience with this detoxifying bath salt. Crafted from a blend of Certified Vegan ingredients including Dead Sea salt and dried flowers, this formula moisturizes skin while improving tone and texture. * 17.5 oz. * Intended for all skin types. * **How to Use:** Submerge weekly into a bath of Bohème Crystals and warm water. Apply Lux Aestiva Body Oil to complete the ritual.
How to Extract Essential Pine Tree Oil. I did this with needles from our Christmas tree when it was done....smelled amazing, and worked great. I can't wait to use it to make christmas candles! Although with something like pine needles, I wouldn't recommend using it for anything that would be used for skin. Very potent stuff!
Rose petal essence (Calming, uplifting fragrance for use in home products, excellent diluted with water for a linen spray): *Fresh rose petals preserved in vodka. Rose hip oil (Rejuvenating skin tonic): *Fresh rose hips washed and crushed using a pestle and mortar and preserved in vodka *Blend with a light carrier oil - I prefer almond oil. #Homemade #Homegrown #Natural #Skincare #Household #Products #Roses