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Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

I was 6 when I first experienced fermenting food. Our back garage housed different wooden barrels where my granddad made sauerkraut. He chopped the cabbages grown in the garden and we layered them with salt and water. On top of the barrels we would fit wooden planks held by heavy stones. Over the next few weeks, we would […]

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Homemade Nutella

Do It Yourself : Homemade Nutella

The quest for homemade Nutella started some time ago when my son was doing a project on orangutans in the rainforest which lead us to discuss palm oil production and its devastating effects. Conventional palm oil production is one of the prime cause of deforestation leading to loss of habitat for orangutans who have also been known to suffer horrible mutilation […]

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Do It Yourself! Pizza

Do It Yourself! Pizza

Thanks to my Sicilian masterchef great aunt, making pizza at home goes back 3 generations in my family. She taught my mother who in turn taught me. Today I enjoy making pizza with my kids. They love piling on their favourite toppings while my husband and I try to get slightly more sophisticated. Here are a few tips to […]

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