Tiramisu cup

Raspberry and Amaretto Tiramisu to celebrate World Coffee Day

World Coffee Day is celebrated around the world on the 29th of September and is used as great excuse for everyone in the industry to promote Fair Trade coffee and to raise awareness of the plight of coffee growers around the world, a plight that has been particularly hard for the…


Ramazan Pide – Turkish Bread

Since our holiday in Greece early this summer our taste buds seem to be craving middle eastern food all the time! It just seems to be all about good quality ingredients taken to another level with the addition of heady spice combinations and wonderfully surprising textures and sweet and savoury pairings.  Many of the…

Tagua set - giveaway

Artisans in the Andes: A leap into the unknown (Plus Tagua Necklace GIVEAWAY!)

One of the most rewarding parts of blogging is meeting amazing and inspirational individuals and companies on-line that are proof that, contrary to what the news would have us believe, not all in the world is bad… not all of us are out there to exploit our planet’s resources and…

Platers collage

Venison Carpaccio and Smoked Salmon Grazing Platters

Grazing is our favourite eating style. Friday and Saturday nights are when we make a special effort to prepare something delicious that we can take our time enjoying whilst catching up and winding down from the week. We often go for some version of tapas on the Friday night (in…

Cinnamon Rolls

Fairtrade walnut and blueberry cinnamon rolls

Most of my family lives in the US and I have spent quite a few happy vacations there. I have many amazing US-based food memories, but one of my most wholesome ones is tightly linked to the smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls. I don’t really know why they are not so popular…


Tickbird Soaps Giveaway

Dear Subscribers, Don’t forget to take part in this fabulous giveaway! you will find the competition tabs either on the right hand or bottom of any page on Fair Trade Living’s site, or if you are using a mobile device by following this link: http://tinyurl.com/mleuydd Good luck! Ximena  


Fairtrade Tickbird Soaps – Giveaway!

I’m delighted to write this post about this Fairtrade company that inspires me immensely: Visionary Soap. Visionary works with more Fairtrade producer groups then anyone else in the industry and they have a body care range handcrafted in the UK and abroad that uses ingredients from producers in Palestine, India,…


Fairtrade Brazil Nut Biscotti with a Maple Syrup and Tequila twist

Last weekend I attended London’s Food Blogger Connect 2014. An incredible event that brought together many inspirational (and some incredible successful!) bloggers to share and learn from each other. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I enjoyed myself and how much inspiration I brought back with me….