Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Zesty and packed with dill, these pickled green beans swim in a simple brine alongside garlic, mustard seeds and whole chillies, and are ready for your Caesar in two days.
A tangy Russian version of quick-pickled sauerkraut that is speckled with cranberries and carrots, packs a nutritious and flavourful punch, and is ready within two days.
A rich homemade yogurt, made on the stove top, using lactaid milk to counter the offending lactose.
Jewish-Tunisian quince preserves. A simple recipe that presents a blueprint for creativity - add vanilla, thyme, or star anise, you can't go wrong with this beautiful fruit.
Leftover whey provides a perfect culture for giving your vegetables the zing and health kick they need. Carrots, onion, cauliflower and broccoli can all benefit from this briny, garlicky treatment.