Pickling vs Fermenting: What’s the Difference?

Pickling vs Fermenting

Dill pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi—we all love to eat them! But what makes pickled food different from fermented ones? It is quite interesting to learn how both processes are done and what sets them apart. In a nutshell, pickled foods get their sourness from the addition of an acidic liquid. Fermentation, on the other hand, makes food sour through bacterial reaction. Read this simple pickling vs fermenting guide and learn the key characteristics of these two preservation techniques.

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How to Dry Herbs At Home

Fresh herbs are not only great for elevating your dishes; they are also beneficial for their medicinal qualities. Herbal teas, for one, can help elevate your mood, sooth your troubled tummy, and ease your sleeping problems. But it’s not just fresh herbs that do the job. When dried, herbs can make strong remedies for daily ailments, even ointments and lotions for the skin. Continue reading “How to Dry Herbs At Home”

Top 8 Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables

Top 8 dehydrated fruits and vegetables

Having a dehydrator in your kitchen makes it a cinch to create your own healthy snacks. There are heaps of fruits and veggies you can dry with your kitchen dehydrator. A huge benefit of dehydrated fruits and vegetables is that they have a long shelf life, as well as being lightweight which makes them perfect to store or take along to hikes and other outdoor activities. Continue reading “Top 8 Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables”

How to Reduce Your Food Waste and Save Money

How to reduce food waste by Leftover Lovers

Food going into landfill is a big problem in Australia. Food waste impacts on our environment, farmers, and economy. The Federal Government estimates that we are throwing away 20% of our weekly groceries, or one in every five bags of perfectly edible food. Essentially, we are throwing money down the drain and putting pressure on Australia’s environmental health. Continue reading “How to Reduce Your Food Waste and Save Money”

Ultimate Christmas Gift Ideas

Ultimate Christmas Gift Ideas

Do you find yourself tearing your hair out trying to find the perfect Christmas gift at the right price every year? Save your hair, sanity, and some serious bucks through this ultimate guide to Christmas gift ideas. Find a budget friendly gift for your family, friends, and the odd neighbour or go all out and spoil your favourite people. Grab yourself a gift while you’re at it.
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