I may be a registered member of the Mulch Supporters Club but I never understood the Permaculture fetish for wet paper.
More trouble than it's worth.
Laying out the beds at the Vetiver plantation sure enamoured me to cardboard as a mulch understory and now it looks like I'm addicted.
Cardboard, after all, is mashed up wood chips...and it's available any and everywhere. More so, in fact, than newspaper.
So I started using cardboard keenly and experimentally in the…Continue
I thought I had at least 2 cups of bean flour. So, I bravely started the next experiment. For some reason, I went onto Turkish bread. I love the stuff and I was too lazy to do mashed potato first. After getting the yeast ready, I discovered I in fact was down to 1 last cup of bean flour. So, 1 bean flour to 4 wheat/bakers' flour. The good news is that it worked - I thought very well. …Continue
Added by Andrew Cumberland on May 12, 2021 at 23:17 — No Comments
So, using the flour to make pancakes worked perfectly well. It is slightly nutty but a very nice flavour indeed. I added just a touch of mashed potato, pinch of baking powder and some salt and sugar. I think I could increase the salt slightly, thicken the batter and use it as a flat bread. Test one seemed to be a complete success - even by harsh Rozie standards. …Continue
You are looking at three versions of home grown and made flour from the tiny city farm. Hulled, part-hulled and unfilled. I'll cook three muffins for taste comparison. I used Madagascar beans to make it. I'm also going to try with pigeon peas. This is a big part of my self sufficient jigsaw filled in. …Continue