What is the story behind Polli Talu?
As a little girl, we visited an older couple in Sweden who lived in a small farmhouse surrounded by forest. There, I picked a carrot straight from the earth, rinsed off the soil and bit right in. It was the sweetest, most delicious carrot I’d ever had. I can still remember the taste today. I believe it was this experience that instilled in me the dream to live in the countryside and own a farm someday.
Herby Pumpkin & Root Vegetable Stew
Check out Marika’s Easy Breezy Spring Cleanse 2021 featuring simple, nutrient-dense plant-based foods!
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Triple Layer Coconut Cake
This epic layer cake with a thick, buttery coconut icing will be the centerpiece of your Easter table this year.
GETTING TO KNOW CHEF FRANCISCO ALEJANDRI VAZQUEZ
He left behind the kitchens of some of the best hotels in Mexico and journeyed to Canada. Founder of acclaimed Toronto restaurant Agave y Aguacate (now closed, as he recently moved back to Mexico), he sat down with us to talk about his journey.
Gear Up Your Green Thumb
Whether you have acres of abundant backyard or a small apartment windowsill sitting in sunshine, these beautiful gardening tools and accessories will help you get growing.
bits & bites - 3 WAYS WITH CHICKPEAS
This superstar ingredient is a favorite among vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike for its affordability, versatility and delicious, nutty flavor. The mighty chickpea takes center stage in these simple and nutritious Mediterranean recipes, each accompanied by a healthful dip or drizzle.
TAKE A TRIP TO FROM YOUR KITCHEN
Add some Latin flair to your cooking with these Mexican dishes in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We’ve got some favorites on the menu, plus new dishes that are so worthy of going outside the comfort zone, they’ll have you cheering, ¡Qué sabroso! (translation: how tasty!). Our acclaimed Mexican chef also shares his key ingredients and cooking hacks for the full authentic experience.
The Dutch Art of Doing Nothing & the Norwegian Love for Nature
First, there was hygge, the Danish concept of mindful, comfortable conviviality – think warm fires, fuzzy slippers and overall contentment. Now, two similar concepts, from the Dutch and the Norwegians, respectively, are gaining traction: niksen and friluftsliv.
Countryside Wellness with Marika Blossfeldt
Meet Marika Blossfeldt, founder of Polli Talu (Polli’s Farm), an Estonian wellness retreat by the gentle Baltic Sea. Guests practice mindfulness, yoga and a diet of whole, real foods. We sat down with Marika to find out how you can bring the beneficial magic of Polli Talu into your home.
MICROBIOTA AND THE MIND
Did you know that chronic stress can lead to changes in your gut microbiota that can prompt depressive symptoms?
The ketogenic diet has been used in various clinical settings for years to help potentially reduce the negative effects of some medical conditions, and low-carb diets in general have been around since the early 1970s. But does the keto diet really work? And, more importantly, is it healthy?
All About Protein Powders
A protein powder isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of product – we’re helping you select the right one for your unique needs and specific eating style.
THESE TIMELESS BUSHCRAFT KNIVES HAVE BEEN UPDATED AND ARE BETTER THAN EVER
Session and solo bassist Leanne Bowes recalls the key moments that took her career to the next level
EVERY WINTER IN Luleå, Sweden, a remote town located just beneath the Arctic Circle, people are treated to a special concert. It’s not like any concert or recital you might have been to. The concert hall is an igloo, and all the musicians play instruments made almost entirely of ice! These ice concerts have also traveled to places such as Beaver Creek, Colorado, and the Italian Alps.
STANLEY CLARKE SIGNATURE PREAMP INBOUND
EBS launches an acoustic pre in collaboration with the jazz icon.
Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies—a first-of-its-kind project.
JANNE SCHAFFER REMEMBERS BEING IN THE STUDIO AS THE ABBA GUITARIST.
HASSE CARLSSON'S TRIUMPH BOBBER
When we decided to put a Reader’s Ride in every issue of Born To Ride magazine, I reached out on our Facebook page, asking riders to send me their photos.
TEST CAN SNIFF ALZHEIMER'S 20 YEARS AHEAD!
IN AN exciting breakthrough, scientists have developed an extremely precise blood test for Alzheimer’s — and it can spot the disease a full 20 years before it sets in!
Before Camilla Läckberg’s debut novel was published, the Swedish author devised an ambitious, yet workable marketing plan. Among other things, she would visit, if possible, every bookstore in the country to do book events, sign stock and meet and greet as many booksellers and readers as she could.
You are alone in the woods at night. A snarl sounds from deep within the trees. Your pulse races as you look behind you. Two golden eyes meet yours, as the full Moon casts light on a hairy half-man half-animal shape lurching toward you. What do you do?