Seeded onion bread – no knead

I have been further experimenting with my no knead bread recipe and this is a good one!  If you haven’t got a particular seed ingredient on hand, swap it out for something different or leave […]

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Homemade dried herbs

I have an abundant herb garden and all of the plants are going nuts at the moment with the rain and hot weather we have had.  I like to pick big bunches and hang them […]

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Easy and delicious Foccacia bread

I found a delicious and easy no knead foccacia recipe on Pinterest the other day and I have made this twice now.  I made a couple of tweaks to the recipe the second time I […]

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Homegrown Potatoes

Yesterday we harvested our first attempt at growing potatoes.  We didn’t get as many as we were hoping for but we were pleased with the result.  We grew them in a coffee sack and they […]

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Easy peasy soup

It’s cold and raining here today so I whipped up this delicious soup for lunch.  It was so easy and cheap,  I thought I would share.  You can make it vege by leaving out the […]

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Microgreens experiment

While in lockdown, we are trying to make sure that we maintain eating our 5 plus a day.  So far, so good but to make sure that we are getting some variety, I thought I […]

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The slow art of Sourdough

Lockdown day 8 for us here in New Zealand and my sourdough starter has been getting a great workout the past week.  Now that I have time during the day to feed the starter, mix […]

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Tomato and Sausage bread bake

This dish came about because I had some bread ends in the freezer that needed using up.   I defrosted my bread ends and also got some black bean juice cubes (I freeze the liquid left […]

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Menu Planning

I have been menu planning for a while now, using the method of looking in the cupboards/fridge/freezer on a Sunday night to see what needs to be used up and writing up the menu plan […]

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Homemade Creamy Hummus

While I was on holiday recently I discovered a new brand of hummus which was so delicious and creamy, I was compelled to try and recreate it at home.  I had tried making hummus in […]

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