Ingredients: How to Freeze Garlic

Did you know that garlic freezes rather well? I have to thank Kathryn Elliott for bringing this to my attention. Garlic is a seasonal crop, and local garlic is cheap over summer. It begins to peak in price during late Summer and early Autumn, continuing to rise in price until late Autumn or Early Winter,…

Ingredients: Garlic

Garlic has long been used in many cultures for infections, worms and as an antibiotic and antiseptic. Louis Pasteur discovered its bacteria killing capacity. It was used in this capacity so well by the Russian army that it was called “Russian Penicillin”.

Recipe: Roasted Garlic and Carrot Soup

The original recipe called for raw garlic. If you use the original recipe, it could lead to instant divorce and severe lack of friends from garlic overload….

Recipe: How to Make Kimchi for Vegetarians

Oh the subtle beauty of the Cooper Basin in the remote areas of South Australia! Not so subtle is Kim Chi, that Korean staple!

You can still make Kim Chi if you are vegetarian. It’s an amazing dish, and I try to make it often, to snack on and add to dishes.

You can make kim chi at any time of the year, from a whole range of vegetables including cabbage, daikon radish, watermelon radish, turnip, carrot, fennel, cucumbers. Mix and match.

Indian Essentials: How to make Ginger-Garlic Paste, Garlic Paste and Ginger Paste

How interesting it is to see the sky horizon-to-horizon. How stunning. How surprising. Locked out by city buildings, the sky can only peek through cracks and down alleys, but in the desert it reaches joyfully from east to west, from north to south, behind you, in front of you, to the left of you, to the right of you. Above you and wrapped around you.

Wrapping itself firmly into your soul is the peace, the untrampled aural aspect of land physically untrampled except by stock and native animals. I wanted to sleep in that stillness, laying on the earth, looking into the stars and the face of the moon.