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changing our mindset (WFD 2021)

Monday, October 18th, 2021

summary: Taking our heads out of the sand; better late than never; remembering the hungry; take action; sharing; World Food Day(s) 2021; a photoless not-Friday post; [A] change in mindsets […] can make hunger a hardship of the past. It was Thanksgiving in Canada last Monday. And last Saturday was World Food Day (WFD). I […] Continue reading »

Shape-shifting with String (BBB October 2021)

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for Wild Pumpkin-shaped bread; made with butternut squash instead of pumpkin; pepitas; nigella and its many different names; fun with string; no idea of time any more; into the rabbit warren once more; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it […] Continue reading »

Still Living Wildly – and not just in September

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

summary: pitas; pizza; bread book reading since last September; very brief book reviews; an entry for Sourdough September 2021: Life’s sweeter with sourdough!; [R]emember, even when September is over, it doesn’t mean that we have to put our wild starters away. I don’t know about you, but we’re going to make every month a sourdough […] Continue reading »

Revisiting Flash-fried Cherry Tomatoes

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

summary: we have cherry tomatoes galore thanks to our neighbours; tomato sandwiches are great; flash-fried tomatoes are equally great; happily, the back lane garden is flourishing; reminder about when to pick tomatoes [O]ur brilliant neighbours have planted cherry tomatoes!! Red and gold ones! […] In spite of having been caught red-handed (errmmmm… red/gold-juiced-handed and pocketed) […] Continue reading »

Wild Wool Roll Bread (BBB September 2021)

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for Wild Wool Roll Bread; Nailed it; chickpeas to the rescue; Blablablabla; information about Bread Baking Babes; Baa baa, Black Sheep, have you any wool? Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Wool Roll Bread Here it is the middle of September, when the evening light is golden and the nights are getting cool. You know […] Continue reading »

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