SMOKED PORK BELLY AND BEANS STEW

This is an autumn staple especially around the time of the traditional pig slaughter. We’re going to use smoked pork belly with all the fat and goodies and some beautiful smoked sausages. I didn’t have pork sausages, but instead I used smoked elk sausage. Ingredients 920 g big white beans, soaked and/or pre-cooked 500 g…

DON’T MISTAKE TREATMENT FOR CURE

Yesterday’s post made me see something: hair loss to men is as sensitive of a topic as infertility is to a woman. And I get it! There is so much of ‘’why me?!’’ and frustration,…both are similar in very many ways and I am not trying to make one feel more or less important. Thing…

HOMEMADE ICY CUPS (ISCHOKLAD OR EISKONFEKT)

Ischoklad or Eiskonfekt (Ice Chocolate/Icy Cups) is a very popular Yule treat in Sweden (also known in Denmark, Germany and UK). They are small little chocolates with a refreshing peppermint sting and a very full chocolate taste. You can find these in the supermarket here in Sweden already (they’re sold usually only during winter) but…

DHT AND TESTOSTERONE ROLE IN HAIR LOSS

DHT is dihydrotestosterone, an androgen sex hormone, sometimes referred as DH. This hormone, converted from testosterone, is the driving reasons of all the changes that happen during puberty in both males and females, including sexual arousal. According to the Society for Endocrinology, 10% of the testosterone produced by an adult every day is actually converted…

NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: LUTEAL PHASE

If a sperm has fertilised the egg that was released during ovulation, that is called ‘’conception’’. The fertilised egg will travel through the fallopian tube to the uterus where it will be implanted in the uterine lining.  Progesterone and oestrogen levels will peak on this phase! They will help the uterine lining to prepare for implantation….

DELIA’S CHRISTMAS COSINESS

This might not be something you were looking for necessarily, but first time I found Delia’s Christmas series it just transported me straight to the British Islands and a house smelling like spices and liqueurs, food filled with tradition. Many of the foods are traditional English Last year it was far too late for me…