As I posted before I am in the process of making vinegar from the skin of a pineapple that we lovingly grew. The photo above is the final fermentation stage after the first straining to remove the pieces of fruit.The whitish stuff floating on the top is a form of yeast and is harmless and helpful.
I have a photo below of my final product. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have been reading my blog for very long you already know that one of my grandsons lovingly dubbed me a witch because there is always something fermenting, brewing or steeping somewhere in my house. Today I want to tell you about my current fermentation: pineapple vinegar. This “secret ingredient” is a favorite in many Mexican homes and is called vinagre de pina. Not only is it delicious and healthful, it is easy-peasy to make! Read the rest of this entry »
That how long it has taken for us to grow a six inch pineapple! Here it is:
Just look at that top! I see a future pineapple there! In Florida it is really easy to grow a pineapple. This one might have been bigger if we had planted it in the ground instead of a big pot. Read the rest of this entry »