Hate your guts? Brighton’s fermentation restaurants

Brighton has at least one restaurant serving kombucha, and one cafe. We have it at home. But what is it, and is it good for you?

I am reading Sandor Ellis Katz’s groundbreaking book about fermentation, what it’s all about and even how to do it. I’ve already read the first couple of chapters, after which it’s mostly recipes, blah blah blah. No seriously, great for the cookery-minded. I’m going to get through this. Continue reading “Hate your guts? Brighton’s fermentation restaurants”

Travels in Sussex – the windmill at West Blatchington

the windmill at West Blatchington

It’s a 19th century windmill now finding itself on a small traffic island on a residential Hove street.

Behind is St Peter’s Church, complete with tea room, although I left my wallet behind so I’ll have to give the tea a miss.

Actually it’s not quite true I forgot my wallet, but after leaving the house and returning to my car twice to retrieve things I’d forgotten I decided, well, hang it. Continue reading “Travels in Sussex – the windmill at West Blatchington”

How to get rid of monster weeds – and love Planet Earth

 

I’m learning

Do “the Small Footprint Family” actually have small feet? Is a “lasagne bed” something kinky Italians sleep in? Can you get rid of monster weeds without using nasty chemicals? You’ll find all the answers below.

In my eagerness to atone for the sin of spraying just a tiny bit of Roundup on my beloved plants (see my article my Montanto shame) I reached out to social media for assistance – what else does one do? Continue reading “How to get rid of monster weeds – and love Planet Earth”