In the Kitchen

  Just bottled up a tremendously successful dry hopped wild mint mead. This one is a winner having used Light Cellar hops and honey as well wild mint from my garden. I made the mead plain with a wildflower honey and 3/4 of the way through the ferment added fresh wild mint to sit in the bottle, then strained that out after 2 days and added the dry hop cones for several days for their flavour to come out. strained it and bottled it today. and it is mighty fine! I'll be aging this one away for my November Mead Making class - if you're around and want to learn how to make mead and have a taste, join me. Class details are here: http://thelightcellar.ca/be-your-own-brewer-byob-activate-the-art-craft-alchemy-of-the-mead-making-november-17/...

If you love bread but perhaps need to, or would like to, have a version without grains or flour, give this a try! Here is a super simple bread recipe that can work for anyone on the gluten-free, paleo, and possibly even GAPS train - depending on what stage you're at. When I first made it, I was surprised how well it turned out, as it cut nicely and could be used for sandwiches and such. Pictured is a sandwich that my daughter and I ate recently for lunch where we chose to top with avocado, chickpea miso, Light Cellar sauerkraut, home-made pickles, tomatoes and garden lettuce. Check out my video on How to Make Gluten-Free Bread (Paleo & GAPS-Friendly) This is definitely an Easy Upragde Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. 2 cups your choice of nuts (best well chopped into small pieces) 1 cup soaked chia (use a ratio of 1/4 cup chia to 3/4cup...

perfect for a hot day of sun and gardening homemade Maccha Mint Ice Cream crafted with raw milk, organic cream, duck egg yolks, the finest of maccha powders from @jagasilk available @lightcellar, sweetened with wildflower honey, flavoured with homemade vanilla extract and some peppermint essential oil Garnished with homemade chocolate and mint from the garden You can't buy ice cream this good...

If you would like to learn more about Fermentation check out "The Ultimate Guide to Fermentation" part 1 and part 2 Interviews with myself by Deborah Morgan on Kids Health Revolution Radio Part 1: http://www.deborahmorganconsulting.com/Kids-Health-Revolution-Radio-Archives1/4410074 Part 2: http://www.deborahmorganconsulting.com/Kids-Health-Revolution-Radio-Archives1/4550721  ...