Making Stuff: Kombucha

Every man and his orange fish has a post on the wonderful probiotic kombucha. I get asked fairly regularly for a Scobie for others to start their own, or instructions on how to do it. So I decided it was time to create my own post as a quick and easy reference place to send … Continue reading Making Stuff: Kombucha

We all want some figgy pudding!

 Mrs PP reporting in for a little Christmas cheer.There were no Carols by Candlelight here this year due to the rain. The rain was very welcome though, and topped up the tanks and soaked into the soil. Light enough to be damp and long enough to go deep in the soil.I am not the chef … Continue reading We all want some figgy pudding!

Chocolate for Tuesday, Gran & Black Beans

Picture this - One night this past week,  . . . Mrs PP had dished a bit of salad out for Gran (you should read this post Gran's Diabetic Garden first) who then immediately and carefully, pushes the cucumber and lettuce to the side of her plate. While Mrs PP has her back to the … Continue reading Chocolate for Tuesday, Gran & Black Beans

Gran’s Diabetic Garden

I didn't take a photo for you - but I thought it was glorious. Painted with words my dinner, presented to the family last night was Turmeric Basmati Rice with a Rogan Josh Curry. Freshly blended spices that were so fragrant, intense, pure, exotic. The aroma was alluring. The rice a warm yellow/orange. The curry … Continue reading Gran’s Diabetic Garden

Spring Convulsions

There is nothing quite like the impetus garnered from knowing that the warmer weather is coming, to get you cracking on jobs around the garden. And I can tell you there is no shortage of jobs - evident from the significant lack of posts this month. And last month. And the month before. The last … Continue reading Spring Convulsions