Food - Cooking, Preserving & Fermentation

Recipes & how to do anything with food including fermentation and brewing!

Sort By:
Title
Replies Views
Last Message ↓
  1. Ray Speed

    Processed one of our Roosters for my BD

    I cooked Sarah a Roasted Rooster tonight, big Brahma boy, and she has never had home grown and processed birds before and she was absolutely blown away with the taste, did it in an Oven bag for...
    I cooked Sarah a Roasted Rooster tonight, big Brahma boy, and she has never had home grown and processed birds before and she was absolutely blown away with the taste, did it in an Oven bag for just under an hour, stuffed with Lemon and Herbs and rubbed with Garlic oil and Oregano,,,,,,, blew...
    I cooked Sarah a Roasted Rooster tonight, big Brahma boy, and she has never had home grown and processed birds before and she was absolutely blown away with the taste, did it in an Oven bag for just under an hour, stuffed with Lemon and Herbs and...
    I cooked Sarah a Roasted Rooster tonight, big Brahma boy, and she has never had home grown and processed birds before and she was absolutely blown away with the taste, did it in an Oven bag for...

    Thread Images

    64659856_483180465586402_1955494555419672576_n.jpg 65294570_845170092514588_1438271362157248512_n.jpg 64755581_2275390209215827_2090373678318485504_n.jpg 65296263_376244983020725_8289106393869320192_n.jpg
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    377
  2. Mark Seaton

    First go at fermenting Olives

    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    217
  3. Daniel.Mav

    Easiyo yoghurt with milk powder

    Definitely ClissAT, make sure you blend it really well otherwise it’ll come out grainy. I’ve never tried to use flavoured yoghurt as a starter. Let me know how it turns out.
    Definitely ClissAT, make sure you blend it really well otherwise it’ll come out grainy. I’ve never tried to use flavoured yoghurt as a starter. Let me know how it turns out.
    Definitely ClissAT, make sure you blend it really well otherwise it’ll come out grainy. I’ve never tried to use flavoured yoghurt as a starter. Let me know how it turns out.
    Definitely ClissAT, make sure you blend it really well otherwise it’ll come out grainy. I’ve never tried to use flavoured yoghurt as a starter. Let me know how it turns out.
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    217
  4. TinaBen

    ways to use a glut of chillies and capsicums

    Thanks ClissAT !!
    Thanks ClissAT !!
    Thanks ClissAT !!
    Thanks ClissAT !!

    Thread Images

    IMG_1129-1 (Medium).jpg
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    186
  5. My Thai Cooking

    Are you love to eat vegetarian Thai food?

    If you love to eat vegan and vegetarian Thai food then you have a golden chance to learn vegetarian Thai cooking in Bangkok. You can join vegetarian cooking classes Bangkok at My Thai Cooking...
    If you love to eat vegan and vegetarian Thai food then you have a golden chance to learn vegetarian Thai cooking in Bangkok. You can join vegetarian cooking classes Bangkok at My Thai Cooking school where you can learn vegan and vegetarian amazing Thai dishes using organic vegetables and...
    If you love to eat vegan and vegetarian Thai food then you have a golden chance to learn vegetarian Thai cooking in Bangkok. You can join vegetarian cooking classes Bangkok at My Thai Cooking school where you can learn vegan and vegetarian...
    If you love to eat vegan and vegetarian Thai food then you have a golden chance to learn vegetarian Thai cooking in Bangkok. You can join vegetarian cooking classes Bangkok at My Thai Cooking...

    Thread Images

    larb_moo_thai_pork_salad.jpg
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    260
  6. Sasha Bushell

    Beginning self sufficient behaivior

    You have a chinese cabbage taking up a 1000x1200 bed??? Eeeek it’s a monster!?! (Hope you like cabbage!) If WA is like Qld then brassica’s will be a nightmare for cabbage moth - I’ve given up on...
    You have a chinese cabbage taking up a 1000x1200 bed??? Eeeek it’s a monster!?! (Hope you like cabbage!) If WA is like Qld then brassica’s will be a nightmare for cabbage moth - I’ve given up on them as I never get to harvest any of them before the critters do. I think you should be able to do...
    You have a chinese cabbage taking up a 1000x1200 bed??? Eeeek it’s a monster!?! (Hope you like cabbage!) If WA is like Qld then brassica’s will be a nightmare for cabbage moth - I’ve given up on them as I never get to harvest any of them before...
    You have a chinese cabbage taking up a 1000x1200 bed??? Eeeek it’s a monster!?! (Hope you like cabbage!) If WA is like Qld then brassica’s will be a nightmare for cabbage moth - I’ve given up on...
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    446
  7. ClissAT

    GrumiChama time again!

    I have an orange tree as well and have had a couple of them, they were yum. No black ones yet.
    I have an orange tree as well and have had a couple of them, they were yum. No black ones yet.
    I have an orange tree as well and have had a couple of them, they were yum. No black ones yet.
    I have an orange tree as well and have had a couple of them, they were yum. No black ones yet.

    Thread Images

    dinner with grumicharmas.jpg 20171204_165550.jpg 20181118_123446.jpg 20181116_092723.jpg
    Replies:
    26
    Views:
    1,565
  8. ClissAT

    Ginger or Lemon Beer alcoholic or not

    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out of the fridge to begin working & ended up with several bottles of very nice drink. That Ginger Ale...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out of the fridge to begin working & ended up with...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out...

    Thread Images

    IMG_20181102_152009-01.jpeg IMG_20181105_143129-01.jpeg IMG_20181106_152331-01.jpeg ginger.jpg ginger2.jpg
    Replies:
    20
    Views:
    1,035
  9. ClissAT

    More Ginger Recipes

    Well how quickly things change! I posted those recipes for the ginger ale and fizzy ginger drink with all that sugar in them. I also made a new batch that same day but it seemed so sweet I wasn't...
    Well how quickly things change! I posted those recipes for the ginger ale and fizzy ginger drink with all that sugar in them. I also made a new batch that same day but it seemed so sweet I wasn't able to drink it even when watered down so much. I realise my original plan to cut right back on...
    Well how quickly things change! I posted those recipes for the ginger ale and fizzy ginger drink with all that sugar in them. I also made a new batch that same day but it seemed so sweet I wasn't able to drink it even when watered down so much. I...
    Well how quickly things change! I posted those recipes for the ginger ale and fizzy ginger drink with all that sugar in them. I also made a new batch that same day but it seemed so sweet I wasn't...
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    322
  10. AndrewB

    Kombucha & fermenting

    Have a friend who has started making it as well, seems to ferment very quickly in our heat.
    Have a friend who has started making it as well, seems to ferment very quickly in our heat.
    Have a friend who has started making it as well, seems to ferment very quickly in our heat.
    Have a friend who has started making it as well, seems to ferment very quickly in our heat.

    Thread Images

    kombucha.jpg mix.jpg ferment.jpg
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    683
  11. Wayland.

    Cider anyone?

    Hi Jancas. We have just finished this years pressing and despite the prolonged drought the yield was up on last year. We got about 40 gals of fine quality brew. Very pleased. I keep bees and so...
    Hi Jancas. We have just finished this years pressing and despite the prolonged drought the yield was up on last year. We got about 40 gals of fine quality brew. Very pleased. I keep bees and so have made mead, but have not done very well with it. Probably because I cant wait that long before I...
    Hi Jancas. We have just finished this years pressing and despite the prolonged drought the yield was up on last year. We got about 40 gals of fine quality brew. Very pleased. I keep bees and so have made mead, but have not done very well with it....
    Hi Jancas. We have just finished this years pressing and despite the prolonged drought the yield was up on last year. We got about 40 gals of fine quality brew. Very pleased. I keep bees and so...
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    823
  12. DarrenP
    Like x 3

    First time preserver

    Bread and Butter zucchini are delicious. I use the Not Quite Nigella recipe. They are perfect on hamburgers, on a salad, with ham, out of the jar with a fork....
    Bread and Butter zucchini are delicious. I use the Not Quite Nigella recipe. They are perfect on hamburgers, on a salad, with ham, out of the jar with a fork....
    Bread and Butter zucchini are delicious. I use the Not Quite Nigella recipe. They are perfect on hamburgers, on a salad, with ham, out of the jar with a fork....
    Bread and Butter zucchini are delicious. I use the Not Quite Nigella recipe. They are perfect on hamburgers, on a salad, with ham, out of the jar with a fork....
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    735
  13. AndrewB

    Tea

    Andrew, re your sage plant, I'm sure you already know how it hates moisture, too much cold and not enough sun. But it also hates it's roots drying out too much. However it does like moisture if...
    Andrew, re your sage plant, I'm sure you already know how it hates moisture, too much cold and not enough sun. But it also hates it's roots drying out too much. However it does like moisture if it can drain right through straight away and it doesn't mind a bit of fertilizer. Rather like...
    Andrew, re your sage plant, I'm sure you already know how it hates moisture, too much cold and not enough sun. But it also hates it's roots drying out too much. However it does like moisture if it can drain right through straight away and it...
    Andrew, re your sage plant, I'm sure you already know how it hates moisture, too much cold and not enough sun. But it also hates it's roots drying out too much. However it does like moisture if...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    480
  14. Bamboochicken

    Post your Recommended recipes

    Hi everyone you can post your Recommended recipes here. (sampel) Tollhouse cookies Ingredients 115g cups of butter...
    Hi everyone you can post your Recommended recipes here. (sampel) Tollhouse cookies Ingredients 115g cups of butter or margarine 50g granulated sugar 75g dark brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 TSP vanilla essence 125g flour 1/2...
    Hi everyone you can post your Recommended recipes here. (sampel) Tollhouse cookies Ingredients 115g cups of butter or margarine 50g granulated sugar 75g dark brown...
    Hi everyone you can post your Recommended recipes here. (sampel) Tollhouse cookies Ingredients 115g cups of butter...
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    472
  15. Bamboochicken

    Recommend Recipes

    I'm glad you qualified the 'chicken egg' thing, Bamboo. Telling Aussies to use 'large' eggs might see them hunting down the nearest emu for some eggs! :p
    I'm glad you qualified the 'chicken egg' thing, Bamboo. Telling Aussies to use 'large' eggs might see them hunting down the nearest emu for some eggs! :p
    I'm glad you qualified the 'chicken egg' thing, Bamboo. Telling Aussies to use 'large' eggs might see them hunting down the nearest emu for some eggs! :p
    I'm glad you qualified the 'chicken egg' thing, Bamboo. Telling Aussies to use 'large' eggs might see them hunting down the nearest emu for some eggs! :p
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    362
  16. Mark

    How to treat a lady right chicken video - awesome!

    Ha ha awesome. Have to say there is something about watching chickens that is relaxing.
    Ha ha awesome. Have to say there is something about watching chickens that is relaxing.
    Ha ha awesome. Have to say there is something about watching chickens that is relaxing.
    Ha ha awesome. Have to say there is something about watching chickens that is relaxing.
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    867
  17. Mark

    Homemade lacto fermented pickled cucumbers experiment

    Hi Tim I do brine pickles often. My recipe is the same as yours except I leave mine for at least 4 weeks, longer if I have enough pickles in inventory. The longer I leave them in the brine the...
    Hi Tim I do brine pickles often. My recipe is the same as yours except I leave mine for at least 4 weeks, longer if I have enough pickles in inventory. The longer I leave them in the brine the better they taste. I just started eating a batch of sauerkraut that's at least 8 weeks old, probably...
    Hi Tim I do brine pickles often. My recipe is the same as yours except I leave mine for at least 4 weeks, longer if I have enough pickles in inventory. The longer I leave them in the brine the better they taste. I just started eating a batch of...
    Hi Tim I do brine pickles often. My recipe is the same as yours except I leave mine for at least 4 weeks, longer if I have enough pickles in inventory. The longer I leave them in the brine the...

    Thread Images

    mixing brine for pickled cucumbers natural sea salt.jpg cucumbers garlic and dill.jpg cucumbers packed into fido jar with airlock.jpg harvested cucumbers ready for pickling.jpg cucumbers packed into jar with grape leaves and rock weight.jpg lacto fermented pickled cucumbers at 10 days.jpg
    Replies:
    16
    Views:
    3,752
  18. Mark

    Question What to make with too many/glut of eggs?

    I just sampled a batch last night. Tangy, but not salty or sour. Fermenting for 3 days.
    I just sampled a batch last night. Tangy, but not salty or sour. Fermenting for 3 days.
    I just sampled a batch last night. Tangy, but not salty or sour. Fermenting for 3 days.
    I just sampled a batch last night. Tangy, but not salty or sour. Fermenting for 3 days.

    Thread Images

    too many eggs oops.jpg
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    2,155
  19. MichelleMD

    Anyone making their own vinegar?

    Michelle: Hello, yes I got this from Heidi from Rain Country. Heidi and Pat her husband are so great...good instructors within their own rights. Look her up on you tube however; I started...
    Michelle: Hello, yes I got this from Heidi from Rain Country. Heidi and Pat her husband are so great...good instructors within their own rights. Look her up on you tube however; I started Pineapple vinegar. It turn out really good for the first time. Save the Pineapple when you cut it, place in...
    Michelle: Hello, yes I got this from Heidi from Rain Country. Heidi and Pat her husband are so great...good instructors within their own rights. Look her up on you tube however; I started Pineapple vinegar. It turn out really good for the first...
    Michelle: Hello, yes I got this from Heidi from Rain Country. Heidi and Pat her husband are so great...good instructors within their own rights. Look her up on you tube however; I started...

    Thread Images

    making apple cider vinegar in a jar.jpg apple cider vinegar making strained out solids.jpg straining vinegar ferment apple cider through cheese cloth fig 2.jpg second straining apple cider vinegar through sieve saving sauce pulp.jpg second straining apple cider vinegar through sieve.jpg apple cider vinegar home made final fermenting stage.jpg
    Replies:
    45
    Views:
    5,628
  20. ClissAT

    Green Lving Australia

    Thanks for the link...I see they also run workshops on cheesemaking, preserves and fermented stuff.
    Thanks for the link...I see they also run workshops on cheesemaking, preserves and fermented stuff.
    Thanks for the link...I see they also run workshops on cheesemaking, preserves and fermented stuff.
    Thanks for the link...I see they also run workshops on cheesemaking, preserves and fermented stuff.
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    561
  21. ClissAT

    Frozen Mango recipes

    Yummo. I’ve been freezing mango checks. Making smoothies and whizzing the mango into purée and making ice blocks with them and also been dehydrating a heap. So much nicer than shop bought ones.
    Yummo. I’ve been freezing mango checks. Making smoothies and whizzing the mango into purée and making ice blocks with them and also been dehydrating a heap. So much nicer than shop bought ones.
    Yummo. I’ve been freezing mango checks. Making smoothies and whizzing the mango into purée and making ice blocks with them and also been dehydrating a heap. So much nicer than shop bought ones.
    Yummo. I’ve been freezing mango checks. Making smoothies and whizzing the mango into purée and making ice blocks with them and also been dehydrating a heap. So much nicer than shop bought ones.

    Thread Images

    Mango Thickshake.jpg
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    640
  22. ClissAT

    Preserving immature garlic

    Great idea Helen! Mine also tends to rot instead of cure here in the subtropics (not all) but dehydrating or pickling would be the go - I'll have to try it. :)
    Great idea Helen! Mine also tends to rot instead of cure here in the subtropics (not all) but dehydrating or pickling would be the go - I'll have to try it. :)
    Great idea Helen! Mine also tends to rot instead of cure here in the subtropics (not all) but dehydrating or pickling would be the go - I'll have to try it. :)
    Great idea Helen! Mine also tends to rot instead of cure here in the subtropics (not all) but dehydrating or pickling would be the go - I'll have to try it. :)

    Thread Images

    imature garlic.jpg
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    985
  23. Pene

    alternative to steel lids for preserving

    Hi the use of wax seals for preserves is very old. I only use sterile jars and new parafin wax for each jar of fruit preserves. The recipies I use are my grate grand mothers' real sugar and salt...
    Hi the use of wax seals for preserves is very old. I only use sterile jars and new parafin wax for each jar of fruit preserves. The recipies I use are my grate grand mothers' real sugar and salt are used, not corn syrup, and salt w/silicone (for ease of use). I don't encourage this practice if...
    Hi the use of wax seals for preserves is very old. I only use sterile jars and new parafin wax for each jar of fruit preserves. The recipies I use are my grate grand mothers' real sugar and salt are used, not corn syrup, and salt w/silicone (for...
    Hi the use of wax seals for preserves is very old. I only use sterile jars and new parafin wax for each jar of fruit preserves. The recipies I use are my grate grand mothers' real sugar and salt...
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    888
  24. Letsgokate

    Pickle Pipes

    They generally work quite well. I've had a few jars spoil but it's not certain that it was due to the airlock design - I would say they are a good product. I do love my fermenting crock...
    They generally work quite well. I've had a few jars spoil but it's not certain that it was due to the airlock design - I would say they are a good product. I do love my fermenting crock though... it's the best for pickled cucs and sauerkraut :)
    They generally work quite well. I've had a few jars spoil but it's not certain that it was due to the airlock design - I would say they are a good product. I do love my fermenting crock though... it's the best for pickled cucs and sauerkraut :)
    They generally work quite well. I've had a few jars spoil but it's not certain that it was due to the airlock design - I would say they are a good product. I do love my fermenting crock...
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    825
  25. Mark

    Sliced cucumbers pickled preserved in lemon juice & vinegar

    No worries - it's a nice fresh way to pickle them. :)
    No worries - it's a nice fresh way to pickle them. :)
    No worries - it's a nice fresh way to pickle them. :)
    No worries - it's a nice fresh way to pickle them. :)

    Thread Images

    sliced pickled cucumber in lemon and vinegar coriander.jpg sliced pickled cucumber in lemon and vinegar coriander in fridge.jpg
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    1,636

Thread Display Options

Loading...