egg salad sandwich on dark rye with hard boiled egg tucked in

Egg Salad on Rye with Chervil

This egg salad sandwich is exactly what you need for lunch! The whole egg in the centre in completely optional but makes for such a beautiful presentation, it is well worth the extra effort.

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mapo tofu on rice with cucumber slices

Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu is a comforting spicy dish that originated in China’s Sichuan province. Its name loosely translates to Pockmarked Old Woman’s Tofu and points towards the dish’s creator in the city of Chengdu.

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Sliced pickles in jar

How to Pickle Cucumbers for the Refrigerator

If you’re only looking to make one jar of pickles rather than enough for a large homesteading family, this is the recipe for you! These zingy, zesty pickles are easy to make, don’t take any special equipment, and can be eaten within 24 hours!

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Cucumber pickles fermenting in jar

How to Make Fermented Dill Pickles

Rather than pickling in a vinegar solution, these cucumbers get lacto-fermented to develop their sour flavour. Kept in the fridge or a cool cellar, these pickles will last for months; that’s if you don’t eat them all right away!

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couscous salad with vegetables

Couscous Salad

This salad is super easy to make, uses up any produce or pantry items you happen to have on hand, and can be made in a matter of minutes!

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