Buckwheat is one of the staple foods of Estonia and other Eastern countries. I used to hate it when I was a kid as it was often cooked as porridge in huge amounts at once and therefore needed to be eaten for all courses of the day. Now I can´t imagine my life without those glutem free tiny nutritious nuts as they are botanically called. If I get cravings for buckwheat in other countries I go to health food stores or Russian and Polish supermarkets. … More Gluten free buckwheat with smoked tofu
A bread drink called kali is an Estonian version of slavic fermented beverage kvass with sweet-sour flavor and natural bubbles. I remember stories of real kali street vendors that used to drive around towns to sell that soft drink in a same way as ice-cream trucks nowadays. Unfortunately the kali sold in supermarket´s these days has … More Kali – a fermented bread limonade
Almost all the berries and fruit we consume are suitable for making body care products. When I choose organic-vegan cosmetics at the store I tend to prefer the ones with delicious appetizing aroma.
March is the month of spring and time for sowing seeds, at least indoors or in a greenhouse here in northern hemisphere. I don´t have one yet and therefore I decided to create a mini version out of old cd-cases. … More DIY mini greenhouse
In spring I had an opportunity to build a hugel bed on a small island in the Baltic Sea. I was super enthusiastic when I started to prepare and gather the materials for a hugel bed. … More A hugelbed attempt