Living Ashes
ashes to ashes, dust to dust
3 posts by Johanna

Trying to boil the fat out in an open fire… Then moved indoors… Pork Fat as the result:

The potash has been pH tested last weekend. Here are some pictures as results. So…the egg did not float. What went wrong? The Red Cabbage pH-test preparation This was lot of fun. The cabbage gave a lovely color to the

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First experiments. Making lye from birch tree ashes with two methods. The process has been started with traditional way of making soap. Or at least in Finland it was common to use birch tree ashes for the lye. First recipe

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