Whether you produce a bountiful harvest from your garden or you’re a shopper who buys in bulk when foods go on sale, there are many reasons to try dehydration over other food storage methods, and the process is not difficult.
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To some, pickles in cooking can be, well, a real pickle. They’ll argue that the only place a pickle belongs in is in a sandwich. However, there are those who disagree and have found a whole new world in which the pickle reigns supreme in cooking.
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We all know how the earthiness of mushrooms can make a dish more exciting. Their odd shape and striking colour make us more eager to know what they taste like. Of course, growing mushrooms at home is another story. But once you learn how, you will understand why having them fresh is always best.
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In this edited extract from their beautiful book Root to Bloom, authors Jocelyn Cross and Mat Pember write about the medicinal, magical, and culinary properties of edible flowers. Continue reading “Five Creative Ways to Use Edible Flowers”
For cakes and desserts that are truly unique, garnish them with crystallised edible flowers. These are pretty simple to make, yet will give you maximum wow factor every time. Continue reading “Crystallised Edible Flowers Recipe”
They’re sweet, tangy, crunchy—pickles are simply awesome! They add that sharp surprise every time you bite into our barbecues and burgers. But there’s really more to pickles than good barbecue. And perhaps there’s no one else around who knows them more than Brisbane-based pickle expert Mikey Hilburger of Picklehead Pickles!
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We know that bees are the amazing creatures behind honey production. Their most important role, however, is to gather pollen and help plants reproduce to bear new fruit. And while we have the bees to thank for their unique pollinating skills, our beekeeping heroes are also busy doing their part to protect their hives.
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Have you ever tried spreading cultured butter on your morning toast? If not, then it’s high time you do so! This cultured brother of the regular churned butter has a nice tangy flavour and creamier texture. Read on and learn more about the producers of this dairy wonder and how you can enjoy it at home.
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It’s amazing to think that while we prepare for another productive day at school or work, the bees are as busy as we are. Thanks to their unique job as pollen and nectar hunters, we get to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables plus sweeten our food with honey. But what makes honey good for you? And is it really better than sugar?
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Organic food products have taken the markets by storm but what about organic wine? Though not seemingly overnight, organic wine is gaining popularity slowly but steadily. It appears organic wines are finally carving out a niche for themselves and drinkers are reaping the rewards. Continue reading “Five Great Reasons to Try Organic Wine”