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&SISTERS sits down with… Marmalade & Kindness

&SISTERS sits down with… Marmalade & Kindness

Earlier this month, our CEO and co-founder Claire Lettice sat down with the team at Marmalade & Kindness, a mindful cooking blog exploring British cuisine and seasonal produce. Read on to get up-close-and-personal with the main woman behind the brand, who reveals everything from her favourite meal to the ways in which she works to make a difference in her community.

The interview was originally published on Marmalade & Kindness’s blog – read the original post here.

My cooking inspiration…

Anna Jones.

A meal that reminds me of home…

Fennel risotto. It’s a great recipe for using up veggies as assuming you add enough fennel, lemon and chilli, the result is always an overriding fennel tasting risotto. Also, it’s super easy so the children and husband have also always been able to make it. 

A life lesson cooking has taught me…

The freshest and best ingredients can take the simplest of dishes to another level. 

When I want to be creative I…

Need peace and quiet!

The most transformational book I’ve read is…

It’s an old one…EVEolution by Faith Popcorn. I’ve found the ideas set out in this book totally ring true, but sometimes we need to be reminded.

The routines that keep me grounded are…

A cup of tea in the morning and a bubble bath before bed. 

I recently learnt…

The key to keeping my sourdough starter alive. 

Favourite random act of kindness…

Neighbourly support, there’s nothing like it! 

To make a difference in my community, I…

Founded &SISTERS and we have come so far, but there is still a long way to go with our charitable work. We donate 10% of our profits to charity, both in the UK and abroad. We are currently working closely with a charity called ‘Women & Girls’ who supply period products to women in India. 

Right now, I’m grateful for…

Digital technology! Our website has kept us running all throughout lockdown. So even if customers can’t visit retail stores they can still shop online. We even adapted our packaging to fit through the postbox. Periods don’t stop for pandemics!