A very Merry Sustainable Christmas

A consumer, as defined by the Cambridge online dictionary means to use up energy, fuel, time or food in especially large amounts. If a fire is said to consume a building, it literally means it destroys it completely. And us humans, we are consumers. We feel compelled to use up large amounts of resources at…

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Fermented Fartychokes

Okay, lets talk fermenting....it's a brilliant way of preserving foods and preventing them from rotting or exceeding their Best Before Date. Every country has it's own special cultural identity of fermented foods, take Germany and it's Sauerkraut, Japan and it's Miso and Natto, Korea and it's Kimchi..... Not only does fermenting preserve these foods, but…

Upcycle your Socks!

Imagine how many old socks end up in landfill? Thousands upon thousands. That's because socks have a limited lifespan, and there's nothing unsexier than holes in your socks. Our Grandmas would have darned them but we simply don't have time anymore! But wait, there is life after sock death! There's life yet in them thar…

Best Parsley Salad Dressing Ever!

Do you have a big parsley plant in your garden?  I often harvest the last of the spent overgrown parsley to create yummy parsley pesto, or even a great salad dressing.  Garden to Plate.  Delicious AND nutritious!  It is dead easy to make either and is chokka-full of chlorophyll.  It's that life giving green pigment…