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Bacteria – The Only Culture Some People Have!

Bacteria – The Only Culture Some People Have!

We are a walking colony of bacteria! Did you know that there are 10 times more bacteria cells in your body than human cells? My interest is in the bacteria that…

JLR October 10, 2017
Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

It was Hippocrates that said that all disease begins in the gut, he also said, ‘let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ It was with this in mind…

JLR September 26, 2017
Are Cultured and Fermented Foods Hazardous to your health?

Are Cultured and Fermented Foods Hazardous to your health?

I have been on the Cultured and Fermented Foods Journey for some time now. Needless to say, I have been devouring all the information that I can find about these…

JLR September 20, 2017
Workshop

Workshop

If you suffer from any gut ailment be it IBS to bloatedness or worse, then you need to introduce cultured and fermented foods into your eating plan. Join me for…

JLR June 5, 2017
Very Berry Ferments

Very Berry Ferments

  I love berries. Not only are they full of anti-oxidants and vitamins, they are also really tasty and the variety is endless. The only fresh berries that are…

JLR May 17, 2017
Rejuvelac. A Fermented Wonder Drink

Rejuvelac. A Fermented Wonder Drink

The name alone evokes feelings of well being. I picture myself rejuvenated and fresh! Fermented, sprouted grains, it just smacks of everything nutritious.

JLR April 12, 2017
Kefir Hot Cross Buns. A Tasty and Healthy Alternative.

Kefir Hot Cross Buns. A Tasty and Healthy Alternative.

The smell of hot, spicy buns wafts out of the kitchen and tingles your nostrils. You picture lashings of melting butter which drips down your chin as you bite into…

JLR April 10, 2017
Kefir for Flawless Skin – The Ancient Elixir of Longevity.

Kefir for Flawless Skin – The Ancient Elixir of Longevity.

Did you know that kefir is not only good for your gut but also for your skin. It makes a great addition to your beauty regime and here is why: The condition of our…

JLR April 5, 2017
Eating for Your Hormones.

Eating for Your Hormones.

Hormones make the world go round! We can’t live without them but oh boy, can they play up and wreak havoc when it suits them. Simply put, they are chemical substances…

JLR March 28, 2017
Cinnamon Muffins that are Drool Worthy

Cinnamon Muffins that are Drool Worthy

It is always a challenge to find a tasty yet healthy recipe. Well, here it is! And what a treat! I adore cinnamon buns. The smell evokes warm childhood memories…

JLR March 15, 2017
Ginger Beer - The way Grandma made it.

Ginger Beer - The way Grandma made it.

Good old fashioned Ginger Beer that is easy to make and packed with a powerful punch of health. I am afraid I can’t say that I remember my Grandma’s…

JLR March 12, 2017
Energy Boosting Muesli

Energy Boosting Muesli

Store bought muesli is invariably loaded with added sugars, fats and bulk that serve little purpose. It can however be a fantastic start to your day and you can…

JLR March 1, 2017
My Cultured Kitchen has a New Home

My Cultured Kitchen has a New Home

My Cultured Kitchen and Recipe Corner have moved to their very own warm spot in my kitchen. My cultures and ferments have taken up a position of dominance where…

JLR February 27, 2017
Every Fermenters Nightmare – Things that go POP in the Night

Every Fermenters Nightmare – Things that go POP in the Night

Listen in to how the conversation would go if a bunch of fermenting folk got together. We are a funny old bunch of people us fermenters. Definitely extremely Cultured…

JLR February 2, 2017
Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins

  No Flour, no sugar and no milk makes this recipe a winner! I learnt a very valuable lesson when making these for the first time. Never bake when you are in…

JLR February 1, 2017
It’s all About The Fizz – Probiotic Sodas

It’s all About The Fizz – Probiotic Sodas

I feel as if I have a baby or actually a few. My scoby (Symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) is growing at an alarming rate. In fact I have nightmares that when…

JLR January 26, 2017