Apples · No Dairy · No Egg

Easy Big Batch Apple Sauce {No-peel method}

What do you do when you find yourself drowning in apples but with no time/energy/inclination to spend the next 2 weeks peeling said apples? Make no-peel apple sauce of course! I make vats of this apple sauce every year to use up windfall apples from our garden. While this method is a fantastic way to…… Continue reading Easy Big Batch Apple Sauce {No-peel method}

Bread · Easter · Make By Hand · No Stand Mixer

Easter Bunny Bread

This adorable-looking little chappie should have pride of place on your table this Easter! As well as being super-cute, this little loaf is completely delicious. Our Easter Bunny Bread usually comes to the table sitting in his vegetable patch – fresh lettuce, carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, cucumber wedges and broccoli florets. We add a spread…… Continue reading Easter Bunny Bread

Beverages · Foraging

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

I am not a floral person. Don’t get me wrong… I love flowers! But floral dresses/curtains/upholstery? Not me. And floral flavours? Definitely not my thing. Rosewater in my ice cream? No thank you. Lavender in my shortbread? I’ll pass… The one exception to my floral rule? Elderflower. This beautiful, delicately scented flower creates the most…… Continue reading Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Foraging

Identifying Elderflower

Use this simple guide to confidently identify elderflower (then make the most fantastic summer drink you’ve ever tasted!): Tree: The Elder is a somewhat scraggy, untidy-looking tree which doesn’t usually have a single, main trunk. Instead, several stems tend to emerge from the ground and branch frequently, giving the tree a bushy, shrub-like appearance. I…… Continue reading Identifying Elderflower