Category Archives: Vegetarian

Almond Milk

Almond Milk Almond milk is one of the easiest milks to make. When making any nut or seed milks, always soak the seeds or nuts to activate them. To start the sprouting process and the enzyme activity. I love eating soaked almonds and nuts, they are soft and kinda melt in the mouth. This recipe could be done in any high-speed blender or thermal mixer. I use a Mycook Premium for this recipe. Store almond milk in the refrigerator. The

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Basic White Bread Recipe

Basic White Bread Recipe   “I would say to housewives, be not daunted by one failure, nor by twenty. Resolve that you will have good bread, and never cease striving after this result till you have effected it. If persons without brains can accomplish this, why cannot you?” ’Housekeeping In Old Virginia’ Marion Cabell Tyree ed. (1878) What a way to start a blog post. Don’t you just love reading old quotes and poems. I am a self-taught bread maker

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Dairy Free Chocolate Ice Cream

Dairy Free Chocolate Ice Cream When I was growing up, bananas were an exotic food. Mum would buy them once a month. Our groceries used to be delivered. And that was to the country back then. How times change. Anyhow moving on, when our groceries arrived they were packed into boxes which was quite often banana boxes. The bananas we got  were Chiquita brand from Ecuador. I used to love the smell of them, I still do. Ripe bananas have

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Vegetable Stock Concentrate

Vegetable Stock Concentrate   Why do I make vegetable stock? This was a question that I asked myself and my husband, and it got me to thinking. Here are the main reasons why. I like cooking. I like to use the sad and tired vegetables and left overs cuttings. Do not like all the artificial and unnecessary preservatives that are of often added to a store-bought one. So lets look at those 3 points in detail. Point number 1. I

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Home made Soy milk

Home made Soy milk   Soy milk, say those two words and you can see the colour draining out of some people’s faces. And I used to be one of those people once, but not any more. It’s like this scary monster from the dark forest paying them a visit. So why do people react like this? It is a matter of taste, and the brand of soy milk 15/20 years ago, was not nice. The 1 first major brand/name

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