Rachel Khoo

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July 20th, 2016

Iced drinks to cool the summer heat

Phew! Finally, the sun has started to pop out in full force here in the UK after what feels like weeks of drizzly overcast weather – yesterday was unbelievably hot! It’s a welcome relief to get some warm weather and enjoy the outdoors in proper summer fashion…but [...]

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July 15th, 2016

Rainbow colours equal happiness

I love vibrant colours and it’s certainly no breaking news that they work wonders for adding a little sunshine to a person’s day. Bright lipsticks, colourful clothing, and fresh rainbow coloured food all evoke a cheery vibe and can be a great antidote when [...]

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July 13th, 2016

Sweet treats to impress

It’s so handy to have a long list of favourite afternoon tea recipes at the ready when you’re preparing to entertain friends or visitors, or when you just want a sneaky little something to indulge in yourself. Despite the fact that I rarely have guests over [...]

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July 8th, 2016

Learning to take things slow

I’ve been learning to take things a little slower this week by embracing life’s smaller moments, getting back to basics, and finding simple ways to get more balance in my life. The Khoollect team and I have been delving right into the heart of all things [...]

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July 6th, 2016

Slow food: recipes to get you back to basics

If you’re like me and find yourself regularly rushing between work and social gatherings, racing to catch buses, trains or flights, and barely have a minute to pause for breath, then we could probably all learn a lesson or two from the ‘slow movement’. The [...]

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July 1st, 2016

Embracing Outdoor Adventures

From surfing in Bali to hiking in Austria, cycling just about everywhere around London, and sightseeing in the great outdoors – it’s no secret I love to get active outside. Not only are these pursuits a great way of keeping fit, they’re also brilliant for [...]

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June 29th, 2016

Summer Barbecue Menu Suggestions

I’ve been raving lots lately about just how much I enjoy dining in the outdoors, especially during the summer months. Whether it’s a casual picnic with friends at my local park, a barbecue at home on the patio, or eating curb-side at my favourite [...]

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June 24th, 2016

Crafting away the rainy summer days

Those of you who’ve followed me for a while might have gathered I’m a bit of a fidget. So, to keep me busy during rainy summer weekends (there’s been lots recently), I like to have lots of DIY and craft projects on hand. More often than not these [...]

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June 17th, 2016

Living the Italian dream

Ciao! I’ve been living the Italian dream this week … from right here in my office in North London. Italy is a truly captivating place and holds some very fond memories for me, such as devouring fresh seafood in charming coastal villages, making handmade pasta, [...]

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