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Lemon Chutney

Lemon Chutney

This is my favourite chutney hands down and I am quite happy to sit and eat a stack of crackers with this and blue cheese instead of lunch. This recipe has a 2 day lead in time to sale the lemons so you need to plan ahead but otherwise it is very easy. Lemon Chutney 7...
Maharajah’s Chutney

Maharajah’s Chutney

It is preserving time in my parents house and while we wait for our shipping container to arrive and I have the extra 2 sets of hands to help with Kingsley I am using some of my time to start building up our stockpile again.  Yesterday I made 2 different...
Using Up Food Before We Move

Using Up Food Before We Move

With our impending move to live with family we are doing our best to use up as much food from our pantry, fridge and freezer as we can.  This is very difficult for people who are used to having a large stockpile of food and we are eating things more often than we...

From The Web This Week

Taxing plastic bags in the UK reduced the amount used drmatically do you think we should do it here? What else should we tax? Making your own Garlic Powder if you had a bumper crop Have you ever tried Salted Herbs?  I love this idea for using up herbs that you may...

Have You Heard Of Prebiotics?

You might know about Pro-Biotics but have you heard of Pre-Biotics? For a while now I have been reading up on Pre-biotics and how there are some African cultures that have very low incidence of disease that scientists are now attributing to the volume of fiber in...

From The Web This Week

Found a few interesting things on the web this week. Switchel looks like it might be an alternative to Kombucha if you use vinegar that still contains the mother. I enjoyed this post from Becoming Minimalist Here is a tool for successional planting I often feel we are...