It's a long time since I've written in the blog and even longer since I first made Dandelion & Honey soap - 2014 to be precise.
So here I go again, sharing this marvellous experience with you!
I collected my dandelions from the local fields on my permitted
What makes this process magical is that when you steep the dandelions overnight you end up with a rather murky dark green infusion.
The magic happens when you add the lye water to it and back it goes to a
lovely yellow colour again!
Wow! The power of nature.
I mix in the solid oils, then the liquid ones and finally the essential oils - in this case lemongrass, red mandarin, may chang and orange and give it a final whizz with a stick processor and pour.
This now needs to set or in soap-making terms 'saponify'. I won't know for a couple of days how this will turn out but I shall
keep you posted!