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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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 –  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.  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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Ewa’s Kimchi Recipe

So many recipes out there! And mine is the next one 😀 But seriously, I got lost while checking all the Kimchi recipes online so I tried my own version and I am very happy with it so I need to write it down before I forget it again 😀 Ewa’s Kimchi Recipe Ingredients: (The amount is to your liking except for the salt content. This needs to be exactly as in the recipe.) Wombok – Chinese cabbage – cut in cubes (keep one or two outer leaves, only the soft parts). You can also use the Chinese Tree Lettuce or Ethiopian Cabbage instead of Wombok. Daikon Radish – cut… Read More

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Homemade Sausage In A Jar

No chemicals, no preservatives! Only meat, herbs and spices. And so much cheaper when you do it yourself! Once you try it, you won’t buy any more sausages from the shops. We always do it from at least 3 kg of pork as you can keep the jars in a fridge for about 3-4 months but it is always gone much quicker! Homemade Sausage In A Jar Ingredients: 1 kg pork mince or nice fatty piece of pork fresh minced 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp marjoram 1/4 tsp caraway seeds or more – freshly ground or cut into tiny pieces 3-4 large garlic cloves… Read More

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Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe – Simple and Quick

Why would you do your own sweet chili sauce? because you have plenty of chilies in your garden or… you have read the ingredients on the sweet chili sauce bottle you bought at the supermarket and because natural homegrown and homemade food is always best! Okay, I got lots of chilies in my garden but I also checked the ingredients on the bottle from the store bought one and I don’t like any of the additives like flavours, colours and preservatives….! Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe – Simple and Quick 300-400g chillies 6-8 cloves garlic some ginger and or turmeric 2 cups of white vinegar 2 cups of raw sugar dash… Read More

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