Sourdough Starter, What Is It and How to Make It. What did the pioneers and homesteaders do to make their bread rise before yeast was sold in little packets at the supermarket? Well a fermented sourdough starter made from flour and water, that captured the yeasts and beneficial bacteria in the environment, was used to leaven their bread. This was a valuable item on the homestead that was passed down for generations.
Sourdough is a must on any homestead and for anyone wanting to step away from processed supermarket food and move towards a more healthy, organic and sustainable lifestyle. Sourdough is a delicious traditional fermented dough that has many health benefits and a unique, delicious and tangy flavour that no other bread can compare. You can use sourdough in so many ways, not just bread making.
Winter Citrus. They are such a treat. Oranges, Lemons, Limes, and Mandarins, not only do the taste and smell amazing but they are also extremely good for you and useful in the home too. Here is a list of the most effective and useful household uses for citrus. Fire lightersAll purpose cleanerMeat tenderiseDeodoriser/Air freshener Shower… Continue reading How To Use Citrus In Your Home