About Catherine Farrant

I founded Ossa Organic in 2013 when pregnant with my first son. I am a Mom of 2 boys and am mad about real food, gut health and healing the body with bone broth, tallow and fermented foods.

Recipe: Organic home made body balm with The Tallow

2019-06-03T09:09:27+00:00June 3rd, 2019|

At Ossa we use The Tallow to roast, cook and fry but also as a natural emollient for the skin.  The team often make homemade body balms with this jar of gold mixed with our favourite essential oils. Tallow can be seen to mirror the structure of our skin cells and with fatty acids also [...]

Protecting the Environment, Sustainability and Your Wellbeing

2019-05-20T19:58:31+00:00May 20th, 2019|

“One of the things I don’t want to do is to look at my grandchildren and hear them say: ‘Grandfather, you knew it was happening – and you did nothing’” - David Attenborough The recent powerful demonstrations against the many forces that are leading to the destruction of the environment and looming catastrophic climate change [...]

Why You Should Make Your Gut Health Your #1 Priority

2019-05-13T09:18:28+00:00May 13th, 2019|

Talking gut health with Lùcia Braz BSc Honours Degree in Nutrition and Dietetic member of the Federation of Nutrition Therapy Practitioners (FNTP), British Dietetic Association (BDA) The rate of obesity and chronic diseases are rising faster than ever. According to NHS statistics, 1 in every 4 adults are obese and The World Health Organization (WHO) [...]

From Ayurveda to Adaptogens; A Guide to Functional Food

2019-05-14T14:59:52+00:00May 13th, 2019|

You might have heard some new buzz words in the health scene recently such as Ayurveda, turmeric, maca and ashwaganda,  but why are they so popular? And what do they do? These ingredients are all-natural primary ingredients of what people call 'functional food'. According to the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, functional foods [...]

Top 5 Reasons to make Bone Broth Your Everyday staple

2019-05-07T08:29:56+00:00May 7th, 2019|

Top 5 Reasons to make Bone Broth your everyday staple We've outlined why bone broth is so much more than a stock, but if you need more convincing here are some more big reasons why you should make bone broth a part of your everyday diet and what a good bone broth can do for [...]

Ghee Roasted Delicata Squash with Sage and Almond Pesto By Alexandra Dudley

2019-04-23T09:40:50+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

I love the colour of a delicata squash – bright yellow orange flesh with a dramatic green and yellow striped skin. When roasted the flesh becomes slightly sweet and the skin rich and nutty. Roasting it in Ossa’s Ghee deepens the flavour and offsets the sweetness of the mixed spice in this recipe perfectly. The [...]

Parsnip Speltotto with Crispy Sage by Alexandra Dudley

2019-04-23T09:36:54+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

I love the nuttiness of spelt and it is delicious in a risotto. The addition of parsnip means that you get a good dose of vegetables in this risotto (or speltotto). Feel free to use dried rosemary or thyme if you do not have tarragon but do not skimp on the bay leaf or sage [...]