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Lacto Fermented Granola

Lacto Fermented Granola

Making Lacto-Fermented Granola  (for the recipe click here). Preparing the mix. 2-day fermentation using the pickl-it system Dehydrated Granola.  Sprinkle over your  kefir or yogurt for that added crunch.   Granola Bar To make the Granola Bar  —   3 cups of granola,  a handful of crispy nuts, sour cherries and coconut flakes, 1/4 cup of Read More…

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Coconutty Squares

Coconutty Squares

  These coconutty squares are absolutely yummy.  It is a great and easy way to incorporate good fats into your diet. Ingredients Basic Recipe 1 1/4 cup creamed coconut (softened) 1/2  cup coconut oil (softened) 1/4 cup raw cultured butter (softened) a good handful of crispy nuts (nuts which have been soaked and dehydrated) a Read More…

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Coconut Water Kefir

Coconut Water Kefir

  Delicious, refreshing Coconut Water Kefir! Note:  I prefer to use local coconuts from tropical North Queensland (photo bottom right) whenever they are available from our local organic store but on occasions have used imported ones from Thailand (photo bottom left).

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter
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Photos on Sunday (P.o.S)

Photos on Sunday (P.o.S)

Bacon & Eggs Chillies from Ev’s Garden Slow Food Sunshine Coast Hinterland

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Salted Duck Eggs

Salted Duck Eggs

I love salted duck eggs.  They are basically eggs which have been immersed in a brine for 3 to 4 weeks to preserve them.  Some months back when I spotted some fresh duck eggs for sale at the local farmers’ market, I bought some to make my own salted duck eggs. To make the brine, Read More…

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Oysters – another nutrient dense food

Oysters – another nutrient dense food

Sunday Lunch – Fresh oysters from the farmers’ market. Oysters are nutrient dense, rich in  zinc as well as iron, selenium and other trace minerals, vitamin B12, fat-soluble vitamins A & D.    Here is an article written by Sally Fallon on this subject including a few recipes. I have also used oysters to prepare an Read More…

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Life in the Slow Lane

Check out this new road safety campaign ad put out by the West Australian Government.    Instead of the usual horrific and shocking scenes that are commonly associated with this type of advertisement, they have taken a fresh new approach.  Based around the Slow Movement, this campaign is fronted by Carle Honore, author of “In Read More…

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Ghee…licious!

Ghee…licious!

Another staple in my pantry is ghee. It is simple to make yourself and requires one ingredient:  unsalted butter.  I make mine from home made cultured butter.  Making ghee is a visual and aromatic treat for my senses as the butter turns to a golden colour and the sweet caramel-like aroma fills the kitchen. Ghee Read More…

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Video: Weston A Price Press Conference 14/2/2011

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