Apple Pancakes

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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Makes 6-8

Preparing and baking 30 - 40 min


  • 125 ml crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 2 eating apples, grated
  • 125 g self-raising flour
  • 1 ts honey or syrup
  • 1 ts cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts nutmeg, granted
  • 1/2 ts salt
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • some Oil 


Heat the pan and grease some oil. Mix all the ingredients (except the egg whites) into a bowl and mix to a soft dropping consistency. Beat the...

Permaculture Course

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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River, River, where do you go?
With your water, the colour of tea
underneath your stoney bed
do you flow to the wide green sea?

No! Said the river, I flow inland
Deep on deep beneath the rocks and the sand.
Under the Alder and the Willow tree

Detergents - environmentally friendly and cost-effective

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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A few years ago, in an article on garbage reduction, we drew attention to a family who had a project to try to avoid garbage wherever possible. Here is one of the many suggestions we tried at the same time and since then have been using it regularly:

To make detergent from chestnuts:-

  • In autumn collect as many chestnuts as you can.
  • They...