September 29, 2016

Chocolate Waffles - A Spontaneous Experiment Involving The Waffle Iron

Today we felt like we needed a little food for nerves, and decided we´d add some chocolate to our waffle dough.

September 22, 2016

Homemade ACV - who would have thought it is so simple to make your own Apple Cider Vinegar?!?

2 years ago I started making our own Apple Cider Vinegar. It is very simple and you actually make it out of those parts of the apples that usually end on the compost!

While preparing your organic apples this autumn for what ever projects you have planned, collect all apple peels and cores from previously washed organic apples that are free of worms and brown bits. It is important to make sure, you do not get any mouldy, rotten  or wormy bits into your mix, otherwise your ACV will get mouldy!

September 13, 2016

Ginger Bug - your first step for homemade lemonade and ginger ale - the old fashioned style

There has been quite a number of Pins on Pinterest showing how to make a ginger bug. It is the base to make ginger ale the old fashioned style.

I did this for about 3 months, but I stopped before our summer holidays.

My verdict: Most likely this is more costly than buying the own brand of some cheap shop, that only costs a few cent per bottle. And it does take some preparation time! It also is a softer kind of fizzy, it is hard to describe! But you know what you drink and don't have added food colouring or taste enhancing and shelf life prolonging additives. And you help the environment by not buying plastic bottled drinks.

September 05, 2016

Blackberry Waffles

The other day I had a few fresh picked Blackberries sitting on the counter while I was making waffles for the boys for our tea break and my little one asked what would happen if we put them in the waffle maker. So here we went and created our new favourite tea break treat!

Go make your favourite Waffle dough  and put a hand full of Blackberries in the waffle iron with every waffle you make. Need a new favourite Waffle recipe? Mine is added below!

Our Waffle recipe:
125gr brown raw sugar
125gr soft butter
3 small or 2 large eggs
2-3 teaspoons of real Rum
250gr of flour
250ml buttermilk
1 leveled teaspoon of baking powder
Mix all together, mix until well mixed, pur into waffle maker and add blackberries (or any other fruit) if desired. 

BTW this recipe also freezes very well (the raw dough) and if you have left over Waffles, you can store them in a container in the fridge for 2-3 days and stick them in the toaster just before you eat them.