Tag Archives: ginger

Swap Recipe: Willie’s Apple Chutney

To re-create this flavourful, spicy-but-not-too-spicy chutney, simmer all of these things in a pot for about an hour: 2 apples 1 onion 1 jalapeno 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup apple cider vinegar turmeric cinnamon allspice cloves cayenne garlic ginger And voila!  You’re done. ////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\ This item was part of our food swap on […]

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Swap Recipe: Hannah R’s Tea Blends

Hannah made us a collection of several different tea bags containing herbal blends.  Each tea bag was beautifully decorated with hand-written labels offering descriptions of what was inside and what it would do — plus easy instructions letting us know how long to steep each blend for! Hannah’s Tea Blends included: A relaxing tea blend […]

Swap Recipe: Natalie’s Beet, Yam & Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 1 very big yam 2 very big carrots 3 beets 1 onion 2 tbsp olive oil 6-ish cups of vegetable stock 2 bay leaves 1 heaping tsp of ground ginger 1 tsp of cinnamon ½ tsp cloves Just under ½ tsp nutmeg Directions: Peel and chop up the yam, carrots and beets, and then […]

Gingerbread Granola

I don’t know about you, but I find myself still craving gingerbread-flavoured things long after Christmas has finished.  While I’m an odd person in that I’ll gladly listen to Christmas carols in June, and have no qualms about drinking apple cider in the summer (it’s a comforting drink, what can I say?) – gingerbread and […]

Swap Recipe: Hannah’s Ginger Miso Soup & Burdock Root

Ginger Miso Soup First, the Dashi stock: 1 packet bonito (dried fish flakes) 3 shiitake mushrooms (dried or fresh, both are fine) 1 inch ginger, grated (or finely chopped) Bringe these to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.  Take 3 pieces of konbu and wipe off the white powder that’s covering it with a […]