My Get Cultured Journey or … how I got into this pickle!

My Get Cultured Journey or … how I got into this pickle!

I got into this Get Cultured groove mostly by being incredibly curious about food: how it tastes, feels and how it nourishes my body, mind and spirit. It started waay back … Just before I turned twenty-one I, along with a good friend, embarked on a three-month...
Travelling? You Can Take Your Cultured Veggies With You!

Travelling? You Can Take Your Cultured Veggies With You!

  Yes, I take my culture starter with me when I travel … because it seems to me that that’s the time when I need my gut to be the strongest and most impermeable it can be. It’s easy to make small batches as soon as you land somewhere. Any glass jar with a lid, stuffed...
Getting Cultured Matters – A Lot!

Getting Cultured Matters – A Lot!

And no, this is not about the opera… Cultured (or fermented) in this case refers to everyday vegetables & vegetable mixtures that are bursting at the seams with probiotics, those little critters that balance and boost our gut environment. They get this way through...
Scrumptious Spiced Pear Cake

Scrumptious Spiced Pear Cake

I’ve just discovered the BEST dessert! It’s adapted from a recipe sent to me by a friend. It was the image that caught me. The look of the whole pears sticking up out of the cake was just so fun. I had to figure out how to make it gluten and dairy free so that I could...
Sunshine Coast Art Crawl

Sunshine Coast Art Crawl

It’s a wild and woolly day here in Sechelt. All my garden plants are shedding their leaves and settling in for – dare I say it – winter. Eeek! But before the last flower drops, there’s time for one last hurrah. The Sunshine Coast Art Crawl...
Happy Harvest Tomatoes

Happy Harvest Tomatoes

I love harvesting from my little backyard garden. I love even more the aroma of roasted tomatoes wafting through the house … The recipe – it’s a simple one – is below, and works all year round. It seems to me though, that there’s a little extra sense of deliciousness...