During last summer I spent a few hours picking fresh wild fruit near where we live. It started as a wild blackberry pick but grew to include apples and plums. It was surprising the bounty for very little energy, time and no cost. In the summer of 2016 we had heavy spring and summer rains and I believe […]
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Curried carrot soup – another family favourite for you to try. Winter officially begins in a few weeks and it’s time to make some nutritious homemade soup. When you buy bulk organic carrots besides blending to make carrot juice make up a batch of this soup. The curry, garlic and apple all add to the sweet taste. It […]
A jaffle may be a new word for you, but they have been around for decades in Australia and during a recent camping trip we re-discovered them. It is definitely a fun food to be tried by kids and parents alike. Our family grew up with jaffles and ate them hot for lunch or dinner […]
How to dry apples ? Today with low-energy food dehydrators available at reasonable cost; fruit, herbs and spices are easy to dry thus retaining vitamins. This year there is an abundant crop of apples (and figs) so its time to dry them. Drying apples is a fun process, with the dehydrator doing all the work. The taste and texture […]
My first experiences baking home-made sourdough bread with starter and white flour were such a success it was time to switch to whole wheat flour. There were a few subtle differences but the results were superior to earlier loaves made with white flour. Perhaps it is simply experience and refining the process. Here is a […]