Welcome to Simply Organic Recipes - What's on the Menu?

Quality organic home-grown, home-raised ingredients are the stars here. I like to buy as little as possible and when I do it is either from an organic shop with a mission statement posted on its front-door or directly from a local organic farm. We cook on a clean-burn Italian wood-cooker, using untreated free pallet wood off-cuts as fuel.

Our idea of shopping.

At the cheese counter.

Bulk buying potatoes.


This is just the beginning, as the site expands it will have more categories and subsections.

Gluten-free recipes are liberally sprinkled throughout this site and are marked in each section. In general I like to take my inspiration for these from cultures that use gluten-free as a natural choice, rather than try to amend traditional wheat and other grain-based dishes. The notable exceptions are in traditional festive fare, such as Christmas Pudding and Pies, where I have been obliged to come up with alternative ingredients for family parties. These are becoming more in demand year by year as increasing numbers of our family are cutting down on grains.


Just below you will find my most recently posted recipe:

DISH OF THE DAY - PLAT DU JOUR

 

Make Your Own Organic Apple Cider Vinegar - Two Easy Methods




Method One uses organic farm cider and Method Two uses organically grown apples. The only prerequisite for both methods is that the air where you live should be as unpolluted as possible as your cider vinegar needs the yeasts present both in the air and on the apples themselves. However, if you live in a polluted area, then you will need to trigger the fermentation process with a little of the 'mother of vinegar', which is the deposit you will find at the bottom of a bottle of unpasteurised organic apple cider vinegar. However, chances are, if you buy your farm cider at source, they will be making vinegar as well and will be able to furnish you with some strands of their 'mother'......read more