When I'm cooking up a storm I love nothing better than cooking up a reasonable amount whilst I'm at it. Why? Aside from enjoying a good hearty portion, it's great to be able to get one or more hits out of a dish again, either reheated in a "cook once, eat twice" fashion, or reimagined… Continue reading Nicole’s Leftover Pork Roast Ragù
As spring is getting into full bloom here in central Victoria and the veggie beds are getting into full-on growth mode, this is one question, or rather the answer to it, that has been circulating my brain in recent weeks. And the reason it has been circulating is that there's one veggie, that although really taking… Continue reading So What’s the Easiest Veggie to Start Growing?
How to make my own what? What's a sourdough starter anyway? And why do I need that? Well, essentially there's a couple of ways of making bread: One: with commercial, store-bought yeast, either in the fresh plasticiney-like blocks or the dried pelletised form. OR Two: with your own wild yeast, sourdough starter. A substance that… Continue reading Want to Make Bread? Here’s How to Make Your Very Own Sourdough Starter
Hello my name is Nicole Neal, and welcome to my very first blog post here on The Off Grid Kitchen! As an introductory post I'll make this a relatively brief one but just to let you know a few things about the intention and purpose of the blog, the inspiration for starting this blog, a… Continue reading And so it begins…..