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Coconut, Pistachio and Cherry Toffee

This delicious coconut syrup toffee is unique and addictive. It was quite by accident that this recipe came into being, one of those wonderful experiences when you put whatever you have around into a pot and the result just comes out divine. The minerals in the coconut water give it a gently salty flavor which goes well with the buttery toffee effect.

External Baths

External Baths

Taking a bath regularly for the first two months of the GAPS diet has been the only way we have survived the first stages of this diet. Two weeks into the diet I went back to work for a couple weeks. I hadn't been able to work for the previous three years after getting a serious case of typhoid that ...

Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

This recipe is adapted from D. Mary's recipe for Cucumbers in Jars on page 75 in the book Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning. 1 1/2 T sea salt per quart (litre) of water unchlorinated water small handful fennel seeds 6-10 black peppercorns 1 T mustard seeds 5-7 cloves 5-6 cloves of ...

Salt

Salt

NaCl -- Sodium Chloride: a white, crystalline substance with a characteristic taste. That which purifies, preserves, or corrects That which gives a tang or piquancy to anything Sharp, pungent humor or wit A veteran sailor; 'an old salt' Taste, relish, smack To give artificial value t ...

Daikon Pickled Pink

Daikon Pickled Pink

A common favorite. I have found these pickles from Morocco to Myanmar. In Asia they often leave out the beet, but I like the pink color that results from the beet juices. 1 large daikon radish 1 small beet, raw, peeled and cut in slices 3-4 garlic cloves, cut into slices 1 T whey 2 ...

Himalayan Crystal Salt

Himalayan Crystal Salt

After I contracted typhoid in 2006 at a pagoda in Yangon/Rangoon, Burma/Myanmar I was put on a course of serious antibiotics for ten days which completely wiped out any beneficial flora I had established in my intestines. Not only does it take at least three months to recover from typhoid but i ...