El Campichuelo English
El Campichuelo English

El Campichuelo English

El Campichuelo is a place in which an experiential way of life is practiced. We experience through the sensations that offer us the contact with nature and the exploration of ourselves. It may be a different path than the one you know, even so we invite you to be a participant.

Composting at home with worms

16 Oct 2021 7 minute read 1 comment ElCampichuelo

Worm Humus is a superfood for your plants. You make it at home on the balcony or in the garden, taking advantage of the food scraps from the kitchen and from the pruning of the garden, without flies or bad smells.  Earthworms have been very importan...

Milk kefir

3 Oct 2021 8 minute read 3 comments ElCampichuelo

Kefir is a fermented milk drink similar to yogurt, but more liquid and acidic. This probiotic drink has great health benefits, as well as being safe, inexpensive and very easy to make at home.  Milk kefir Milk kefir is a drink resulting from the fer...

Veggie burgers

1 Oct 2021 2 minute read 2 comments ElCampichuelo

This is not a recipe! It is a way of organizing yourself to know how to make all kinds of hamburgers with vegetables (without meat), so that you take them into account when preparing food.  We like vegetable burgers because they help us to use the a...

Kefir cultured raw milk on cheesemaking

30 Sep 2021 5 minute read 4 comments ElCampichuelo

We have some beautiful goats to milk every day. Each one has between 1 and 2 liters of milk a day and we make cheese and milk kefir with it. We never pasteurize the milk, since we never drink it fresh, and we make the cheeses with the David Asher's t...

Propolis for oral health

26 Sep 2021 3 minute read 2 comments ElCampichuelo

Bees produce propolis to seal the hive and protect it from external diseases. When a mouse dies inside the hive and bees are not able to remove the body, they wrap it with propolis to mummify it and so avoid the "effluvia" of decomposition. Therefor...

A Beginner's Guide for Home fermentation

25 Sep 2021 17 minute read 4 comments ElCampichuelo

This is a small guide so you can get started with home fermentation. We start with an introduction to understand fermentation, we will tell you how to make our first 10 ferments and there are also some lists of food, times and temperatures of ferment...

Making sourdough bread at home

23 Sep 2021 10 minute read 5 comments ElCampichuelo

We share our technique to integrate sourdough bread into your daily nutrition, whether or not you have a fridge in which to ferment the dough. Making sourdough bread at home is not that easy. But for you’ll learn from each mistake, each attempt comes...

A hive at home: raw honey and other products

21 Sep 2021 10 minute read 0 comments ElCampichuelo

Traditionally we know the hive for producing honey, but we also extract propolis, pollen, royal jelly and the apitoxin used in apitherapy. At this article we will tell you the benefits of raw honey, a honey remedy for flu and colds, and, finally, the...

Goats as pets

18 Sep 2021 11 minute read 0 comments ElCampichuelo

Keeping goats as a pet is a good idea, as long as you have enough space and basic knowledge of the goat world. We explain a little the general bases to get started and what we have learned from our experience with them.   Why goats? Goats are smaller...

Potential toxic plants for goats

17 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments ElCampichuelo

It is very difficult for a well-fed goat with a diversity of grass to become intoxicated by ingestion of toxic plants, even so it is interesting to know them. At the same time, it is impossible to control all the foods that goats eat and to know for...