Girragirra Green Living

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Girragirra tomato passata recipe

  Here’s our Girragirra tomato passata recipe, because Summer in Oz means tomatoes are go! It’s our low tech way of storing that sunshine in a bottle for those chilly Winter days ahead. Girragirra Tomato Passata Recipe: Grow your own, they WILL be tastier than anything you can buy. If[…]

Are we nuts? Why we make activated almonds.

  Activated almonds have become a bit of a “thing” over the last little while. My 88 year old Mum’s having none of it! She tells me it’s a load of hippie rubbish. But I figure if the Ancient civilisations built a tradition around the soaking and drying of nuts[…]

Christmas Kraut – a gift to your gut health

Everybody’s yakking on about gut health, fermented food and the microbiome. If you have nooooo idea what they’re talking about, have a bit of a read here and then come back, OK? Gut Health: In the words of that guru of guts Dr Michael Mosley ” Your gut is astonishingly[…]

Accommodation in Forbes NSW

Do chooks wear floaties … or what happens when it floods?

“What about the chooks?” they ask. Girragirra sits on the flood plain of the Lachlan River and every so often she floods, putting us well and truly under water just as she did last week. And it’s always about the chooks! Oh the odd person asks if we’re OK …[…]