Making your own butter is so easy to do. You don’t need any special equipment at all and you only need one ingredient. The whole process from beginning to end takes 15 minutes at most. Price-wise, here is the breakdown. Tesco currently sell 250g of Anchor butter for £1.70, or you could… Read More
Tag: self reliant
A productive homemade weekend
Our dreams of self-sufficiency and living off our own land are still far off but it isn’t stopping us from finding out how self-sufficient we can become from where we currently are. This weekend has seen our kitchen step up into full productivity mode. We have begun making our own bread daily –… Read More
Is the horsemeat saga another reason we should go back to basics?
For a long time now Mike and I have been re-thinking our family’s lifestyle. About five years ago we opted to stop buying the cheaper meats and instead eat more veg-based meals so that when we did eat meat we could afford the organic version instead. Our dream of moving to a place… Read More