Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is one of the best known fermented vegetables and one of my favourite sources of healing foods. It has been around for thousands of years and primarily consists of shredded cabbage and salt. Fermented vegetables and fruits provide huge amounts of beneficial...
Kombucha

Kombucha

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a natural living beverage that has been fermented using a blend of tea (green, black, rooibos), raw sugar, and a SCOBY (a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). The SCOBY feasts on the sugar and tea, then converts it into wonderful...
Healthy Hot Crossed Buns

Healthy Hot Crossed Buns

Makes 16 buns INGREDIENTS 200g active, ripe starter 350g water, preferably filtered (cold if baking in summer) 500g organic baker’s flour 1-2 tablespoon of sugar of choice (more if you like them sweeter) 1 tablespoon of mixed spice ¾ cup sultanas (roughly chopped) ¾...
Making a Sourdough Starter

Making a Sourdough Starter

How to Make a Sourdough Starter from Scratch Steps for Success Use a clean ceramic or glass bowl. I like to use a Pyrex bowl because it comes with a lid. Mix ingredients with a non-metal spoon. Silicon or plastic is best as metal can react with the acids in the...
Spelt Sourdough Pancakes

Spelt Sourdough Pancakes

These spelt sourdough pancakes were for breakfast this morning. They are so easy to make. I just mixed 1 cup of spelt flour with 2 tablespoons of my starter, then fermented it overnight. This morning I added an egg, 2 tablespoons of melted butter, 1 tablespoon of...