Twenty-Five Days and a Clean Drain

Revoir, adieu, arrivederci, à bientôt. The lemon juice experiment was a total bust, so goodbye my lemon love. Well, love is laying it on a bit thick, I reckon. I always suspected that this method, which looked so promising in the “How-To” video, was proof again that you can’t believe what you read on the…

The Vinegar Diaries: Day 8

Yesterday I tasted my fizzing apple … erm … stuff, and I was left in a quandary. At this stage I have no clue what to call this stuff that I’m brewing because it’s neither vinegar nor proper cider nor wine. It’s not coffee or tea or water or lemonade, and it’s certainly not salad…

The Vinegar Diaries: Day 5

Nothing new or notable happened on Day 4, so I skipped reporting nothing new or notable in the hope of retaining what few readers I’ve managed to hook … ahem – attract. But all that changed this morning: I have one new subscriber … and bless my fuzzy fleece socks, there’s no doubt that we…

The Apple Cider Vinegar Diaries: Day 2

27 Sept: I toddled down the stairs this morning, I often toddle first thing in the morning because the joints don’t work like they used to, and I was greeted with a clear, sparkling, autumn-ish aroma of apples laced through the cold morning air. I really must turn the heating back on; it was flipping…