Making bread the zero waste plastic free way!

I make bread and pizza dough most weeks around once or twice a week. The great thing about making your own is that it doesn’t come in a plastic bag! Some of the ingredients might though, but I have managed to source most of them plastic free (with the exception of yeast and the plastic in
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Saved from the compost – leaf and stem soup!

I get a fruit and veg box and today in my box I had beetroot, kohlrabi and radishes (and more). All of them came with leaves and stems/ stalks and I wondered if they were edible.  A quick google later though and I found out that beetroot, kohrabi and radish stalks/ stems and leaves are
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Burnt popcorn and a radio interview!

I spent most of last week trying to make popcorn pretty unsuccessfully.  I don’t have a microwave as I gave it away a while ago (read about that here) and I usually make popcorn in a pan.  Aside from the incident where I nearly burned my house down (read about that here) usually it turns out
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A booking and an onion rescue mission!

Things can change really quickly in the world of renting out rooms and one of the agencies we are registered with decided they did have a student for us after all!  We now have one arriving on Saturday who will be staying with us for 8 weeks.  We will be paid £129 a week for
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The do’s and don’ts of assembling a DIY thermal/ heat retention cooker.

This is the third in a series of posts about saucepans and slow cooker alternatives (read post 1 here and post 2 here). I have been trying to work out if I can slow cook food without the help of any special equipment and without needing any power (other than an initial injection of heat by bringing the
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