Homemade Fruit & Nut Muesli

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…)


Stewed Apples

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…)

Herman the German Friendship Cake

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…)