Archives for September 2011

Uses for lemons 003: Cleaning raw eggs

Does your favourite salad dressing call for raw egg but you’re a bit angsty because of the salmonella risk? Lemon power will save the day. Add 20ml of lemon juice per egg, stir gently and refrigerate the mix for 48 hours. You can store this mix in the freezer for up to 3 months. When […]

Prepping for another Seedy Sunday

So things are all aflutter here, for tomorrow is Seedy Sunday, Kapiti’s seed swapping extravaganza. The kitchen is covered in seeds, the table is covered in seeds, the floor is covered in seeds, I’m covered in seeds and yet there are still rows of little seed packets ready to go on the swap table. Due […]

Botanical Beauties: More Etsy gifts for gardeners and plant lovers

Missed our first botanical beauty bounty? Gaze upon the goodies here!

Uses for lemons 002: Lemon curd

1 cup sugar 100 g butter Juice and zest of 4 lemons 4 eggs lightly whisked Place the sugar, butter and lemony bits in a saucepan over a medium heat. Stir until the butter is melted and sugar dissolved. Add the eggs and stir continuously over a low heat until the mixture thickens. Simple. Store in […]