Homemade muesli absolutely trumps the store bought stuff. Store bought muesli invariably has something in it that you don’t particularly like – for me that’s sultanas.
Making your own muesli means putting in all the good stuff. What are your favourite muesli fillers? (more…)
Pie. Delicious pie. Delicious apple pie! This is cheats pie because it’s made with frozen shortcrust pastry. I did stew the apples myself though! (more…)
Stewed apples are tasty and versatile – have them on their own with yoghurt or ice-cream, add them to porridge or make apple pie. Mmm pie!
It is super easy to stew apples and by making them yourself you can avoid all the unnecessary added sugar.
There is an apple stall at my local farmers market and in the far corner of the stall are the cheap juicing apples. These are perfect for stewing and cheap! (more…)
It appears that chain letters have evolved… into friendship cakes. My housemate Amrita was recently given ‘Herman, The German Friendship Cake’. It is a sourdough culture that you grow and divide.
You use one quarter to make the cake and give the rest to three friends to continue the chain. Weird? Yes! I thought it would make an interesting blog post though. (more…)
I was quite impressed with my how productive I was yesterday, particularly given my mild hangover! It started with a trip to the local farmer’s market, where delicious looking apples inspired me to attempt dried apples for the first time. (more…)
I am a big fan of salads. They are easy to make, fresh, healthy and there are endless possibilities.
Recently I was making a side salad to go with roasted field mushrooms. The salad was a bit of an after thought and so I had to make do with the limited ingredients available at my friend’s house. (more…)