Katy's Simple and Spicy Kimchi

I fell madly in love with this dish when living in Seoul for a month.  I had no expectations of korea before travelling there, and blown away by many things especially the food.

Korean BBQ is next level, and so too is the way meals are served, always with millions of little dishes all over the table and you build your plate.  I love that way of eating. Meals are collaborative, and something to SIT and ENJOY with others, not rush through like we often do.Of all the amazing food, kimchi is the hero to me.  I truly do not understand what I ate before having kimchi in my life.  

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Simple Steps to Fermenting Vegetables

I honestly have no idea what I did before I discovered fermented foods.  They are such a staple in my diet, I cannot imagine excluding them! Fermented vegetables are the product of lacto-fermentation which is simply a method of food preservation that actually increases the nutrients within that food.  Cool huh? The creation of the bacteria results in the minerals inside fermented foods becoming more bio-available to the human body, and on top of that the bacteria produces enzymes that aid digestion.  

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Curried Cauli Kraut

I am seriously in love with all things fermented.  The health benefits of adding those good little microbes to your food is just phenomenal and beyond that THEY TASTE amazing.  And I am all about that.
This cauli ferment came about by accident actually, I had leftover cauli from a dinner and knew I would never get to eat it during the week - so let’s ferment!

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How I Traveled With Only 5kg and why you should too

Recently I have gotten pretty serious about reducing not only my single plastic use but my entire waste foot print on the planet.  Becoming more minimalistic seems to be a natural progression of living more consciously.  I realise I have a long way to go in my home life to be a minimalist but for me travelling as one is the perfect foray into to realising what I really need.

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