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How to make your own laundry powder


A cost-effective alternative to conventional laundry detergents can be made with the following ingredients:

Equal parts bicarb soda, washing soda and soap flakes.

White vinegar can also be added to act as a fabric softener and deodoriser.

We add a couple of drops of tea tree oil to kill off any dust mites and leave a fresh smell. You could use your favourite essential oil instead.

Other green laundry products to try are:

Rhonda from Down to Earth blog has a recipe for homemade laundry liquid.

100 recipes: Meatballs

Best recipe
Meatballs with tomato, olive, rocket and basil sugo – Maggie Beer


Italian: polpette
Greek: keftedes, keftethes

The best meat ball recipe is by Allegra McEvedy for Moroccan meatballs which appears in her Leon cookbook, as featured in The Observer’s Top 50 favourite recipes.



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