Aziz the tagine

I first discovered this recipe last year when my mum gave me six jars of preserved lemons. I had no idea what to do with them, and mid-way through my search remembered the recipe for this traditional North African dish in the pamphlet that came along with our tagine. ┬áThere are many different variations– supposedly … Continue reading

The home-roast (how easy it is)

All it took was one read of this blog post, and I was desperate to try it. And boy, am I glad that I did. I Ebay ordered a popcorn popper (the West Bend Poppery II) and ordered some green beans from Sweet Maria’s. It works out a lot cheaper than buying it freshly roasted … Continue reading

A salted caramel frozen yogurt recipe… or, ‘when life gives you a failed yogurt experiment’

I had ordered a few different cultures from— a viili culture, and a matsoni yogurt culture. There are special instructions to make these things with raw milk, and in my excitement, I tried to get them going a bit faster by keeping them next to the stove. I didn’t realise at the time, but … Continue reading

Spring harvest!

One of my favourite things about going to the market every week is the little routine I have for myself upon returning home to an empty house. I go through my usual (now very efficient) routine of getting the milk in the fridge, and the meat in the freezer, and the eggs on the egg … Continue reading