Oh my gosh, I’m so into sourdough right now. I’ve named my starter (Sally sourdough, obviously) and like to give her a little chit chat through the day as I’m passing her spot on the mantlepiece. If you’ve ever maintained a sourdough starter you’ll know that before you feed it you have to throw most… Continue reading Sourdough discard crackers
We spend lots of time outdoors, where I grew up you learned early that there was no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing choices. And where I live now? Well, if we didn’t go out in the rain, we’d never go out at all. We’ve been enjoying really crisp cold mornings here, great… Continue reading Winter skin woes
I’ve seen bliss balls popping up all over the Internet, you know the ones – raw energy, naturally boosting, protein heavy squishy balls of deliciousness that you’re meant to keep in the fridge (or freezer) for a week (or a month!) And not scoff all in one sitting. They’re designed to give you that little… Continue reading Energy bliss balls
I don’t know about you but I love ginger, I love the tingly lipped spiciness of it, ginger beer and cordial are some of my favourite things to drink so I just had to try my hand at making it myself. I wasn’t feeling brave enough to attempt fermenting ginger beer so I scoured the… Continue reading Ginger cordial
I’ve coveted beeswax wraps ever since I discovered them, they just sound so fancy and look great! The problem was that they’re quite pricey and I couldn’t really find a use to justify buying them. You see, wedon’t use cling film, there’s a roll in the drawer that I can’t remember buying and we just sort… Continue reading Let’s get wrapping!
I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Over the last 2 years I’ve begun to really trust myself and try more adventurous recipes. We’ve always cooked about 60% from scratch but our recipes were pretty tired and standard – stir fry, pasta sauces, meat & veg… With the arrival of Baby Bear came… Continue reading It’s wonka time
A really fun part of our journey into reduced waste has been making at home the things we would have originally bought without thinking about it. My partner takes lots of pickles and fermented things with him for lunch each day so it seemed an appropriate challenge to make my own sauerkraut. The first batch… Continue reading Sauerkraut