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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

About marta

Born in the Balkans, raised in the Lowlands, and now living at the foot of the French Alps. Worked most her life on 'the internet' and was educated as an historian. On this blog stories are shared about food, gardening and explorations.
Latest Posts | By marta
Cherry Jam with Rosemary
9 years ago

Cherry Jam with Rosemary

Cherry season it is. A week ago the cherry season was only starting and the cherries weren’t ripe. But we were eager and the cherries tasted very good already so …
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A garden update on the black collar cabbages
9 years ago

A garden update on the black collar cabbages

By  •  garden

I believe it’s time to show you an update of my vegetable garden again. Everything is growing vividly. It’s very rewarding to finally see everything grow. Every morning I smile …
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DIY gardening apron
10 years ago

DIY gardening apron

By  •  make

Where aprons in the Netherlands are currently described as the most fetish style icons of all times, I was just trying to find a good and functional apron to wear in the …
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Dandelion syrup recipe

Last week I promised you to post the recipe of the dandelion jam if it was a succes. Well we tried it this morning and it was a big succes! …
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Pear ice-cream
10 years ago

Pear ice-cream

I have been watching these pears the last couple of days. They were a bit old and when I tried one it was tasteless. All the freshness had left the …
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