Category: Recipes

  • Bitters

    Bitters

    What are “Bitters”? Bitters are a class of plants and herbs that taste bitter.  We have bitter receptors through our digestive tract – the mouth, pancreas, liver, ear, nose, throat, brain and genitals all have bitter receptors. Most poisons are actually bitter, so we need to be very alert to the bitter flavor / compound. …

  • Natural Yogurt

    Natural Yogurt

    How to Make Natural yogurt – no yogurt maker Skip to Recipe & Method FAQ’s Do I need a yogurt maker to make yogurt? NO! You don’t need a yogurt maker to make natural yogurt at home. All you need is something to stand the yogurt container into to keep it warm overnight. The bacteria…

  • Sourdough Tin Loaf

    Sourdough Tin Loaf

    Flour A few words about flour. When making any bread, you would normally opt for a strong flour, that is to say that the flour has a high protein content (12-13%) and therefore good gluten. Some flour varieties are naturally high in protein an some aren’t. This makes following a recipe quite difficult. A high…

  • Sourdough Starter How to Make

    Sourdough Starter How to Make

    How to make a Sourdough Starter To make a sourdough starter from scratch (without innoculation(1)) you will need: Jar. A clean medium sized jar Flour. The ideal flour is 100% organic Rye flour. It can be done with other flour but it can take longer and has variable results. Water. The water must be either…