We all know honey for its flavour enhancing sweetness. It makes a perfect alternative for sugar but is more healthy. Add it to a dish or a beverage and it will give you a yummy distinctive taste plus additional health benefits. Some even say, when you eat it raw, the more nutrients you get (which actually applies to almost every vegetable and fruit). But what do we not know about honey, aside from it comes from bees? Is it true that it can heal allergies and wounds? When did people discover that it’s safe to eat? Continue reading “Five Surprising Facts About Honey”
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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In Scandinavia, fermented vegetables have been a part of people’s traditional food. The cold winters meant fresh and local produce become extremely sparse. And as temperatures drop to a negative in some countries here such as in Sweden and Norway, the North Germanics have since been keen with pickling and fermenting to preserve their food for longer. Continue reading “Nordic Fermented Vegetables Recipe”
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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With the growing interest in the culinary arena coupled with the increasing familiarity with exotic ingredients, it’s no wonder people are more than keen to try out something new in the kitchen. With different types of mushrooms now available in the market, they’re the perfect produce to level up your favourite recipes. The only question is, which one should you get?
Why spend money on a wooden planter box when you can make your own instead? Crafting your own wooden planter box does not have to be expensive or exhausting. In fact, you can source old crates from local farmers and repurpose them just like Aussie herbalist and naturopathic nutritionist Reece Carter does at his own home. And if you’re that enthusiastic, you can give it your own style and personality. Continue reading “Easy DIY Wooden Planter Box”
Cauliflower is one of the healthiest foods and extremely versatile too. It can be a great meat alternative, healthy snack, vegan replacement for rice, base for pizza, and or an appetising side to pair with your main dish. Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? Continue reading “Pickled Cauliflower Recipe”
Having a green thumb is not only a matter of inherent talent. There is a simple science behind successfully growing plants anyone can learn. Continue reading “Four Things You Need for Growing Plants at Home”
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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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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