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Our small house didn’t include space for a proper pantry.  However, Mama used the kitchen cabinets mounted above the stove and small counter next to the sink as a substitute.   513 more words

Family Stories

Pip's Tips Tuesday

Hi evfurry

You all know my name is Pickles…but around here in the family i am mainly known as Pip..

The reason being i have a super long tail..so Mum started to call me Pippy Longstocking as a kitten..which over the years became Pip.. 303 more words


Quick Cucumber Pickles

Really quick, really easy. Frisky fresh crunch to go with any curry.

You can get ready chopped peanuts in Asian grocery stores, but if you want them really fresh and fragrant, make your own by roughly chopping some podded peanuts and roasting them in a hot dry fry pan for a minute or two. 71 more words


Fragrant Red Duck Curry with Lychees

Made with tender duck breasts and beautiful sweet lychees, this mild red Thai curry is made fragrant with the addition of citrus scented Kaffir lime leaves and Thai basil. 326 more words


Asian Pickled Cucumbers

In a Pickle

  1. First thought that comes to mind: I like my pickled cucumbers on the sweeter side
  2. Great for: Making ahead
  3. Inspiration: Felt the need to eat something healthy.
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Eastertide Fermentation Miracle

Perfectly Paschal purple, this ferment came together Easter morning, after I’d finished up a mixed-veg slaw to contribute to that evening’s holiday table.

The slaw used up all the carrots, but the remaining cabbage and celeriac volunteered for laboratory duty. 603 more words


Pickled Onions (and other vegetables...)

Pickling has been around for a long time as a way of preserving excess vegetables for the year ahead – most pickles are now bought ready made and eaten with cheese and meats (and whenever the moment strikes). 278 more words