Merry Christmas From The Farm 3

The time has come to officially announce that I have two websites healthycountrylife.com and shobasadler.com showcasing two of my greatest passions – writing books, short stories and articles and healthy cooking from farm fresh produce. From time to time when my two passions cross paths I will cross promote between […]


Papaya Purple Top Turnip Juice

I have been trying to grown papaya for a year now. First I obtained seedlings from a nursery in Queensland, Australia. The variety was called Southern Red carica papaya. Unfortunately, at the start of autumn all three seedlings died. This time I tried from organic seeds and the papaya trees […]


Purple Top Turnip Kimchi

  All the purple top turnips have been pulled out of the ground. What do we do when we have access vegetables? We ferment them. So this was a good time to make purple top turnip kimchi. What fun we had collecting our harvest. Horses poked their curious noses over […]


Pakora with Mint Sauce

Pakora with Mint Sauce The home garden provided all I needed for this pakora with mint sauce dish. Pumpkins saved from last summer’s harvest still line the shelves and gave us a good supply over winter. My cabbage patch offered up these beautiful heads of cabbage. This time I had […]


Condiments

Condiments Pairing dishes in order to serve up a great meal is an art. Most households would prepare main meals and side dishes, but rarely do people pay attention to condiments these days. They should. In the past condiments meant strictly pickle or other preserved food to boost the flavours […]


Homemade Wine

Homemade Wine Crates and crates of Mouvedre grapes fresh from Berri South Australia were emptied into a crushing machine as participants of Healthy Country Life’s free workshop, ‘Make Wine The Natural Way’ gathered around for a closer look. The workshop was held at Contadino Farm, Falls Creek, NSW on Saturday, […]