Homemade Vinegar Recipe

Vinegar is well-researched digestive support. The acetic acid (culture) in vinegar supports the function of probiotics & prebiotics in your gut. It is ideal as a blood sugar balancer and can help with digestion as it contains important digestive enzymes, and homemade is always best! This homemade vinegar recipe is a basic recipe and you can use it for all sorts of fruit. You can add it to salad dressings, or add a teaspoon or two to the homemade soup before eating, and mix a teaspoon with water and honey as a morning health booster.You can make your own vinegar from the fruit you grow at home like Pineapple for… Read More

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Homemade Crunchy Cheese Sticks – Delicious Snacks

Homemade Crunchy Cheese Sticks – Delicious Snacks Very easy to make, crunchy with lots of different flavours according to your liking. They are super fun to make and can be stored in an air tight container for a quite few weeks, if not gone earlier!  For the dough: 120g finely grated cheese like Cheddar,  Colby, Gouda, smoked or other depends what you like 240g whole meal or plain flour 120g semi-warm butter (not fridge cold but also not melted, something in between is best) 1 egg 60g sour cream 1/2 tsp salt pepper and/or any other spices you like For the topic: 1 egg 1 tbsp milk or water sesame… Read More

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Elderberry Liqueur Recipe – Healthy Delicious and Easy to Make

Elderberry Liqueur Recipe – Healthy Delicious and Easy to Make This is a very easy to follow recipe. it is delicious and as an additional bonus, it is full of antioxidants and vitamin C to boost your immune system and helps fight cold and flue. It gives you 2L of liqueur. 750ml elderberry cordial or syrup – you will find the recipe how to make it here natural vanilla extract 250g raw sugar 1L white rum or any other flavourless alcohol at about 42-45% Place elderberry syrup in a larder pot, add sugar and vanilla. Bring to boil while stirring in between. Set aside and cool down. It really need… Read More

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Elderberry Cordial Recipe – Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Cordial Recipe – Elderberry Syrup This is a very easy to follow recipe. Elderberry – Sambucus nigra, grows very well in most parts of the world. If you are interested in this plant, check my article here for more info about this amazing plant. This is a basic recipe and can be used in different ways: diluted in cold or hot water, as a topic for cake or ice-cream or you can use it to make a delicious liqueur. Per 1.5kg Elderberries, only black ones, cleaned and without green stalks, you need 750g sugar and 1L water Place water, sugar and elderberries in a large pot and bring to… Read More

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Scalded Flour (Yudane method) Sourdough Sandwich Loaf – Well suited to a Qld summer

This recipe has been posted by Jennifer Parry in a sourdough baking group on one of the social media. The bread images she attached were amazing. Jennifer wrote: “I believe I have mastered a sourdough loaf able to be made successfully in Qld heat by using the Japanese Yudane method. The Yudane method makes the bread pillowy soft and fluffy and also keeps the bread from drying out quickly. This is because the heated gelatinised starch in the flour keeps the moisture inside the bread. Yudane is made by mixing bread flour and hot boiling water. Adding hot boiling water gelatinises the starch. The gelatinised starch not only allows the… Read More

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Chocolate Bread

Chocolate bread – loved by friends and family. One of a few Christmas sweets favorites. Very easy to make and super delicious. Who doesn’t like simple recipes? šŸ˜€ It comes originally from my lovely German friend from Munich Germany, who I haven’t seen since I moved to Australia. Today, I am sharing it with you and hope that you like it as much as I do!   Chocolate Bread Pre-hit the oven to 170Ā°CĀ  – upper and lower heat setting. Combine: 250g warm butter – room temperature 200g raw sugar 6 eggs 250g almond meal (with or without skin) – fresh ground is best! 100g whole meal Add to the… Read More

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Mulberry Jam Recipe – Super Easy! No Pectin Needed

Most of my recipes are quick and easy and this Mulberry jam is one of them. The most important is the result! I usually freeze the mulberries and use them for cakes, smoothies or to make a quick ice-cream by mixing the frozen mulberries with banana and/or yoghurt but when there is more space in the freezer, a jam is a great alternative to preserve Mulberries. I couldn’t find any simple recipe for the jam so made up my own and it turned out better than expected. Enjoy! Mulberry Jam Recipe – Super Easy! No Pectin Needed 6 cups Mulberries – rinsed 5 cups sugar 1/2 cup lemon or lime… Read More

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Cake with Any Fruit – Super Moist Quick and Easy

Cake with Any Fruit – Super Moist Quick and Easy Again, this recipe is coming from my mum. This cake is so quick and easy to make that it would be a shame not to include it in my blog. You can do it with any fruit you just got, fresh or frozen. Enjoy! Add all these ingredients into onw bowl: 6 eggs 6 tablespoons oil – sunflower oil is best 2 cups of flour – I usually use the wholemeal flour or my own cassava flour (not starch) 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon white vinegar dash of vanilla 2 teaspoons baking powder 1-2 tablespoons milk –Ā  to make… Read More

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Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe – Very Easy

There are probably plenty of fermenting recipes. This is the recipe I learned from my mum.Ā  Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe Fresh white cabbage – clean and thinly cut. Leave one or two healthy leaves for later. salt – 20g or two flat tablespoons per 1kg cabbage some fresh garlic thinly cut – about two cloves per 1kg *Make sure that all your tools, equipment, your hands and working space is super clean. Otherwise, the sauerkraut gets upset, it will go off and your work was for nothing. Sterelise the jar, lid and the weight you put in. Check my video below if you want to know how to sterlise jars quick… Read More

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Permaculture Cooking – Pickled Daikon Radish

Permaculture Cooking – Pickled Daikon Radish Daikon radish grows quick and easy and this makes it a great subtropical winter vegetable. Pickled daikon radish is a simple way to preserve it for later. It keeps in a jar for up to one year if done right. By the way, I use this recipe to preserve all sorts of vegetable. Enjoy! Any questions or comments? Simply reply to this post šŸ™‚ About 1kg of fresh radish – clean, peal and cut into pieces 2 cups of white vinegar, 2 cups of water, 100g white sugar, few allspice/pimento seeds, few peppercorn seeds, a couple of bay leaves, few mustard seeds, half an… Read More

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