What’s your Bokashi bin called?

I was explaining Bokashi to a woman I met the other day with my usual enthusiasm. (Being a bit of a compost nerd at heart and all that.) She was really interested, got it immediately and you could see the light bulb go on as she went through the mental steps of how this wouldContinue reading “What’s your Bokashi bin called?”

Mid-winter Bokashi storage

We live in Sweden, if you draw a line between Oslo and Stockholm we’re half-way along that. Which is not quite the¬†Arctic Circle (fortunately), but right at the moment as I look out the window at a frozen landscape with foraging deer the temperature is somewhere around -10 degrees Celsius. Perfect skating weather, but aContinue reading “Mid-winter Bokashi storage”

Bokashi tips: Daily life on the kitchen bench

Modern still life: bananas and tomato with fresh herbs. Oh, and the Bokashi bench-top thingy. What you’re really doing when you bring a Bokashi bucket into your kitchen is swapping one rubbish bin with another. ALL your food waste will go into the Bokashi bin and by the time you recycle everything else (you know,Continue reading “Bokashi tips: Daily life on the kitchen bench”

Getting going with Bokashi

So put up your hand if you’re an expert at resisting changes. (Hand going quietly up here…) I like to think of myself as being open, curious, willing to try new things. In actual fact I’m probably quite cynical, jaded and treat a lot of new things with a healthy measure of suspicion. Until provedContinue reading “Getting going with Bokashi”

Bokashi in a brave new world

First time I heard about Bokashi I wondered what the hell it was. And it made me very curious! Soon I was searching websites up and down for information and my curiousity only increased. This was definitely something we had to test. And assuming it worked (which of course it did, brilliantly), something that hadContinue reading “Bokashi in a brave new world”