Urban gardening in bread crates.

First. A confession. I don’t live anywhere near a city. But we have a patch of gravel outside the house so that, for the time being, is my urban backyard. My idea was to test if you could grow a “garden” in a pile of bread crates on a wooden pallet. Then use them duringContinue reading “Urban gardening in bread crates.”

Nothing but snow

We well and truly have winter here now. No garden in sight, even the fence has gone under. Christmas has been a start-to-finish snow storm, and today we tried to shovel ourselves out of the house and open up channels to the wood sheds, the outdoor laundry shed, the bokashi workshop. Dig out the car,Continue reading “Nothing but snow”

What’s Bokashi got to do with lunch?

Today we had fresh homemade pasta. For the first time ever! (Thanks Jamie Oliver…) Not only was the pasta fabulous, it was astonishingly simple. 400g of flour on the bench, 4 eggs cracked into a well in the flour, mix and stir and knead. Grind through the benchtop machine. Ready! But the second best thingContinue reading “What’s Bokashi got to do with lunch?”