Home-made pizza


We love pizza in our house, especially home-made pizza. A pizza party, where everyone makes their own pizza, is a great social occasion in the kitchen. It can be messy, but fun, especially when trying to spin the base. That was until we discovered that cutting out your regular wheat…

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Compost Muffins

Plate of muffins

I know what you’re thinking, “This sounds delightful!” If you’re a juicer (verb, not noun) then no doubt you’re producing lots of pulp that is either going in the bin or, hopefully, into the compost heap to provide your garden with lovely rich compost. Whilst the process of extracting the…

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Sourdough Bread Variations

Sourdough Loaf

I’ve had a bit more time in the kitchen recently and, having been eating the same basic bread for the last couple of months, I thought it was time to mix things up a little. So, for your culinary pleasure here are a few variations to the basic sourdough bread…

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Sourdough Hot Cross Buns

Traditionally eaten on Good Friday in many countries, hot cross buns are a sweet spiced bun made with dried fruit, usually either currants or raisins. Usually served warm, the bun derives its name from the cross that is marked on the top representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the…

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Sourdough Bread Recipe

Sliced bread

According to many, bread like other grains is, to be avoided. It’s high level of starches break down in to glucose resulting in a massive spike in blood-sugar soon after eating. This in turn has serious repercussions for our health. And yet, in the quest for a healthy lifestyle we’re…

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Sourdough Starter Recipe

Loaves of sourdough bread

Sourdough is formed when naturally-occurring yeast start to ferment and feed on flour. This process can take anywhere from a couple of hours to a day to really get started which is obviously not practical when it comes to baking. In order to get around this problem we use a…

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