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Preserving Garlic by fermenting it

There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- worse  than running out of garlic. You know the feeling? So here's a fermenting hack: 6-8 Heads…

Started by Dave RileyLatest Reply

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Making Bone Broth

I use a lot of stock on a day to day basis. I usually create it by steaming chicken necks for the dogs. That way I get stock 'dribble' and…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Apr 9
Reply by Dave Riley

Quail recipes or home butchered fowl

I wanted to start a place where we could share recipes for quail.  Then I figured that chicken would be much the same.  I know a brave soul…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

11 Jan 13
Reply by Doug Hanning

Pigeon peas - now what?

Someone said I had to crack them and get two yellow split peas out but that doesn't seem to work. Do I just soak and boil 'em up as is?

Started by Scarlett

20 Dec 29, 2020
Reply by Dave Riley


ROGERS’ CHICKEN LIVER PATE Ingredients:- 500 g chicken livers        125 g butter        1 large onion chopped     ½ teaspoon Thyme       1…

Started by Dianne Caswell

1 Dec 16, 2020
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Eggs. eggs. eggs.

If you keep poultry you get eggs. Plenty of them. Since I am not of the omelette or eggah persuasion -- which I find a tad rich -- I seek…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Aug 25, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Easy citrus marmalade

I'm a really no fuss cook so quick and easy does for me. For all jams and marmalades I was always told to slowly cook the fruit, quickly co…

Started by Susanne

6 Jul 2, 2020
Reply by Christa

Curry leaf recipes

I recently finally found a recipe that used my curry leaves.  Very yummy and I also got to use lemongrass and a heap of tromboncino. Anywa…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

1 May 23, 2020
Reply by Dave Riley

Challenging Times are the Mother of Invention

I hate to waste sourdough starter discard at the best of times, even though it’s ‘just’ flour and water. But with flour now taking on the m…

Started by Fiona Ryan

14 May 7, 2020
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Using what you have to hand

First and foremost, I'm a cook. I cook all day, every day, never tiring of new recipes, old faves and interesting ideas. My garden is a ver…

Started by Fiona Ryan

3 Apr 2, 2020
Reply by Fiona Ryan

Tacos with anything?

There I was thinking that my cuisine was getting too boutique and customised. The major issue was my penchant to serve corn tortillas inste…

Started by Dave Riley

14 Mar 29, 2020
Reply by Dave Riley


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