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Sharkfin melon aka figleaf gourd

Cucurbita ficifolia is known by many names – sharkfin melon, figleaf gourd, black seeded pumpkin and more.  Those few names describe this squash well.  The flesh is in the form of strands that is very similar to sharkfin while the

Sharkfin melon aka figleaf gourd

Cucurbita ficifolia is known by many names – sharkfin melon, figleaf gourd, black seeded pumpkin and more.  Those few names describe this squash well.  The flesh is in the form of strands that is very similar to sharkfin while the

Two-in-one recipe: Strawberry guava jelly and paste

I love recipes that hardly have any waste and this is one of those plus you get yummy products.  Our strawberry guavas are early this year.  Not only that, they are also large and juicy.  The downside is that they

Two-in-one recipe: Strawberry guava jelly and paste

I love recipes that hardly have any waste and this is one of those plus you get yummy products.  Our strawberry guavas are early this year.  Not only that, they are also large and juicy.  The downside is that they

Homemade organic raw apple cider vinegar

We are right in the middle of autumn which means it’s apple season!  If you grow chemical-free apples or have a good supply of it, you will be interested to make your own apple cider vinegar.  You don’t need any

Homemade organic raw apple cider vinegar

We are right in the middle of autumn which means it’s apple season!  If you grow chemical-free apples or have a good supply of it, you will be interested to make your own apple cider vinegar.  You don’t need any

Sourdough Starter Recipes

Remember last month when Edel shared her sourdough starter and showed us how to maintain it?  You may recall that the starter requires regular ‘feeding’ so you could end up with excess, especially if you’re taking a break from baking.

Sourdough Starter Recipes

Remember last month when Edel shared her sourdough starter and showed us how to maintain it?  You may recall that the starter requires regular ‘feeding’ so you could end up with excess, especially if you’re taking a break from baking.

Honey and Lemon Flourless Cake

Here’s the link to the cake shared at the 3rd Sunday August swap at Wonga Park. If you can’t see the Facebook post above, please click here to go to the Facebook page.

Honey and Lemon Flourless Cake

Here’s the link to the cake shared at the 3rd Sunday August swap at Wonga Park. If you can’t see the Facebook post above, please click here to go to the Facebook page.

Eggless, Butterless, Milkless Chocolate Cake

We shared this cake at the last swap and there were requests for the recipe.  Really easy to whip up in no time at all; just need a mixing bowl and spatula and mix by hand.  It is vegan too,

Eggless, Butterless, Milkless Chocolate Cake

We shared this cake at the last swap and there were requests for the recipe.  Really easy to whip up in no time at all; just need a mixing bowl and spatula and mix by hand.  It is vegan too,

Fermented tea, anyone?

Raw and fermented food and beverage is the trend now so I might as well hitch a ride 🙂  Actually, one of the swappers has requested me to write about this as she has excess to share but can’t describe/explain

Fermented tea, anyone?

Raw and fermented food and beverage is the trend now so I might as well hitch a ride 🙂  Actually, one of the swappers has requested me to write about this as she has excess to share but can’t describe/explain

A 5 Minute Loaf of Bread

Though not exactly on the topic of recycling, I have a recipe that I wanted to share with the site as it is super easy and tastes great! I have been making bread for about 6 months now and the

A 5 Minute Loaf of Bread

Though not exactly on the topic of recycling, I have a recipe that I wanted to share with the site as it is super easy and tastes great! I have been making bread for about 6 months now and the

Loquat Chutney

Loquat Chutney

We had a bumper crop of loquats this year and they ripened early (before the rainbow lorikeets arrived by the masses!) so we had lots to eat, share and preserve!  I scoured the internet for different ways to preserve them

Loquat Chutney

Loquat Chutney

We had a bumper crop of loquats this year and they ripened early (before the rainbow lorikeets arrived by the masses!) so we had lots to eat, share and preserve!  I scoured the internet for different ways to preserve them

Rhubarb Cake

If you were at our 2nd anniversary on the cold, wintry morning, you would have tasted Ros’ delicious, moist Rhubarb cake.  Finally we’ve got our hands on her recipe and her it is for you to try it out yourself.

Rhubarb Cake

If you were at our 2nd anniversary on the cold, wintry morning, you would have tasted Ros’ delicious, moist Rhubarb cake.  Finally we’ve got our hands on her recipe and her it is for you to try it out yourself.