Fermented Green Mango

Few people have asked about the recipe so here it is how I do it 🙂 Fermented Green Mango You need: Green Mango Water Salt Sterilize the jars and lids. If you want to see how I sterilize jars the possibly easiest and quickest way, check my video below. It is very important that everything is super clean, the chopping board, the knife and so on. Wash and peel the mangoes, cut into roughly same size pieces. Bring to boil water and salt, 1 table spoon of salt per 1L water. Cool it down to the room temperature and pour over the prepared mangoes in the jars. Close the jars… Read More

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Syntropic Agriculture and Permaculture

Syntropic Agriculture and Permaculture by Ewa Bekiesch I’ve been asked few times what is syntropic farming and whether we apply the syntropic farming methods into our permaculture gardening, courses and designs. Short answer: YES! Then comes the next question, what is the difference? Or is there any? Note: apart from the quoted texts in this article, any views or opinions are my own. First of all, let’s get into the bottom of it and find out what the word syntropy actually means. It actually comes from Greek syn=together, tropos=tendency and according to the Wiktionary, the free dictionary (wiktionary.org): “It was first coined by the mathematician Luigi Fantappiè, in 1941, in… Read More

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Preserving Vegetable – Capsicum Pickle

Great way to preserve the capsicum when the nature gives you more than you can use. This pickle recipe is from my mum and I use the base recipe for many different veggies. Deliciousness warranty! Preserving Vegetable – Capsicum Pickle About 1kg of fresh capsicum clean and cut into pieces 2 cups of white vinegar, 2 cups of water, 100g raw sugar, few allspice/pimento seeds, few peppercorn seeds, a couple of bay leaves, few mustard seeds, half an teaspoon salt bring to boil add capsicum and cook for about two minutes Fill the hot capsicum and fluid into clean and sterilized twist jars. Make sure that the edge of the jar… Read More

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Our Sourdough Bread Recipe – Quick And Simple

There are many recipes for the sourdough bread. I think the way we do it is the easiest and quickest you will find around. The recipe below is how we do it and it should be seen as a guide only. You will find your own way of doing it very soon. Don’t give up if you bread won’t be perfect for the first few times. It is an evolution process which is worth trying. You don’t get such a healthy and delicious bread anywhere else. It is not much work to do it either. We used to do the bread with much more effort like kneading twice and letting… Read More

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PASTA FATTA IN CASA.. I MALTAGLIATI!

This recipe comes from Giulia, an Italian backpacker who came to our place and helped in the food forest. She also spoiled us with this delicious pasta dish she made from scratch. Yumm! Thank you fro sharing your recipe Giulia!  PASTA FATTA IN CASA.. I MALTAGLIATI! 500 GR flour (I mixed plain and wholegrain) 4 eggs Water Salt Prepare a volcano with flour. Break the eggs in the centre. Add a bit of salt and start mixing it all, initially with the fingers than with the hands, adding some spoons of water to amalgamate all the ingredients. Keep on working for around 15 minutes (or maybe more).. until the dough… Read More

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Home Made Vanilla Pudding Custard

This home made vanilla pudding custard is my mum’s recipe. We are using it as a topping on a sponge cake with some fruits on top, also as a filling for many different cakes or to enjoy just like that 😀 Just lately used it for the Coulds Slider slice making a double portion of what you see in the recipe 🙂 Yumm! Home Made Vanilla Pudding Custard 40 g butter 40 g wholemeal or plain flour 1.5 cups milk 50 g raw sugar 2 egg yolks vanilla Melt the butter, add flour and stir on a medium heat until light golden. Add milk and sugar and stir all the… Read More

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Wolkenschieber – Clouds Slider Slice

Wolkenschieber! Some people call it Prophetenkuchen. I know this cake from Germany. It is a perfect way to use egg yolks when you made Pavlova the day before 😀 Quick, easy and delicious! I have this recipe from a German page. You can serve it  Wolkenschieber – Clouds Slider Slice 6 egg yolks 6 tbs sunflower or other oil 80-90g (depends how big the egg yolks are) wholemeal or about 100g plain flour 6 tbs 40vol. alcohol like vodka, scotch, rum or other (you won’t taste the alcohol after baking) 80g melted butter some pure icing sugar Baking time: 5-8 minutes at 230-250°C. Pre-heat the oven. Whisk the egg yolks… Read More

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PIZZA FATTA IN CASA (HOME MADE PIZZA)

This recipe comes from Giulia, our Italian backpacker who visited us in June 2019, helped sooo much in the food forest and also found time to cook some delicious meals. I am so happy to share her recipe with you as the pizza was super delicious! Thank you Giulia! LE RICETTE DI GIULIA PIZZA FATTA IN CASA (HOME MADE PIZZA) Ingredients for 3 people Wholegrain flour 300gr Plain flour 200gr (you can eventually use the same kind of flour for the entire dough) 3-4 gr yeast 280 ml water Sugar Salt EVO Oil (dosis are approximative, you can adjust flour/water during the making) note: wholegrain flour takes more time to… Read More

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Purple Yam Cookies

These cookies are very easy to make, have beautiful colour and delicious taste. The additional little extra of Rosella jam on top makes them irresistible 🙂 Purple Yam Cookies (made from fresh yam) Peel and cut the yam into smaller pieces. Cook in water or even better steam until soft. Mash with fork or in a food processor and put aside. You need 200g of mashed yam for this recipe. I always cook at least double and then freeze it in a container for future use. Combine: 280g plain flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt and put aside Place the mashed yam in a bowl or food… Read More

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