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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Pickled Eggplant

I cannot remember where I have this recipe from.  It is very easy to do and you don’t need to measure anything. Some people asked me to share it so here it is 🙂 Pickled Eggplant Wash the eggplant. You can peel it if the skin is very thick. Cut it in about 1 cm or 1/2 inch thick sticks. Place in a colander, sprinkle generously with salt and mix it through with your fingers. Place a plate on top of the eggplant, weight it all down and leave for at least two hours to get the moisture out. Bring to boil 1:1 water and white! vinegar. Add eggplant in… Read More

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Walnuts And Dates Meringue Slice

200g walnuts – cut in smaller chunks 300g dates – cut in smaller chunks 6 egg whites 300g raw sugar Preheat oven to 220C. Roast the walnuts for about 5 minutes.  Keep an eye on it as they burn easily! Move them onto a cold tray to cool down quicker. Lower the oven temperature to 160C. Line a baking tray with a baking paper. Whisk the egg whites to soft peek, then add the sugar slowly and whisk until the meringue is creamy, thick and stiff. Add the dates and walnuts into the meringue and fold in gently. Move into the cake tin and bake for about 40-45 minutes. Tips:… Read More

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Christmas Stollen Quick And Easy

Crumbly, moist and delicious. Exactly as it should be. There are many recipes for the traditional German Christmas stollen depends on the region it comes from and some of them require you to store the stollen for many weeks before you can try it. This recipe is for impatient people like me with little time for baking. Try it and you will love it!  Christmas Stollen Quick And Easy Set the oven on 250°C on upper and lower heat. Ingredients: 500g wholemeal 1tsp baking powder 1 dash salt 1tsp rum flavor 1/2 (half)tsp almond flavor 1 fresh and clean lime or lemon cut into smallest pieces including skin! 2 eggs… Read More

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Sauerpawpaw NOT Sauerkraut Part 2 of 2 – Fermenting Green Pawpaw Papaya …

Easy to prepare, delicious and super healthy. For the first part, check this link: https://youtu.be/BJHwSw1UUl8 Clean your hands and nails before you start to do it. I better say it here at the beginning 🙂 Sauerpawpaw Fermented Pawpaw Papaya The Recipe: 1. Green pawpaw or papaya, skinned, cleaned and shredded on the largest holes of your shredder2. Salt, 1 flat tablespoon per 1 kg shredded pawpaw3. Garlic, cleaned and chopped or shredded on the smallest holes of your shredder. Mix shredded pawpaw with salt and garlic in a large plastic bowl while pressing and squeezing it with each move with your hands. Press to the bottom of the bowl and… Read More

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Green Pawpaw Pickles

Delicious snack, great as a side dish or on a sandwich. Very healthy as an entree. This pickles should are simply something super special. Try it and you will love it straight away 🙂 I will make a video soon of all the steps how I do it but in the meantime, here is the recipe 🙂 Green Pawpaw Pickles 2 kg green pawpaw, cleaned and grated on the largest holes of the grater 1/4 cup salt  1. Combine, cover the bowl and leave in the fridge over night.  2. On the next day, place in a cheese cloth or clean tea towel, rinse under clean water and squeeze to… Read More

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