equipment and techniques

equipment and techniques – mostly non-electric

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Wordless Not-Wednesday: mystery solved – coolness!

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Wild Shroves

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

summary: What to do with extra wild yeast starter; we treasure our Taylor Forbes cast-iron waffle iron; thank you, Mum! Don’t forget to have shroves today! Instead of making pancakes, we served our shroves in the form of waffles, adding some of our wild yeast starter to the batter. Of course we did! And we […] Continue reading »

Wordless(ish) Not-Wednesday: Ersatz Meringue

Monday, January 28th, 2019

new toy: dumpling press

Monday, January 21st, 2019

summary: making homemade pierogies; new toy makes the work go faster; dumpling press; playing with the filling: blueberry; read the label on commercial yoghurt; For Christmas, my sister gave us a little kit for punching out various sized dumplings. And suddenly, we neeeeeeded to have pierogies stuffed with potato and cheese and served with yoghurt […] Continue reading »

It’s Exactly What We’ve Always Wanted!

Monday, December 10th, 2018

summary: Tagine; in praise of unglazed clay; seasoning an unglazed tagine; inaugurating a tagine; Look what we just got!! It’s exactly what I’ve always wanted A very extra special thing For it’s useful and quite pleasant And it’s just the sort of present that is Fit for a king!   – Douglas Moore and Raymond […] Continue reading »

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