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Wordless Not-Wednesday: Still?? Again?!

Sunday, April 4th, 2021


Green Tea and Orange Bread is Wild (BBB March 2021)

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild green tea and marmalade bread based on a recipe in “The Larousse Book of Bread” by Éric Kayser; still staying at home… of course we are; miraculously on time; making substitutions, as usual; information about Bread Baking Babes; Around the late nineties, the French rediscovered bread — not just any old […] Continue reading »

Oh boy! We have another new toy!

Friday, March 12th, 2021

summary: taking inspiration from TV; passatelli?! …how NOT to use up old bread; you lose some – you win some; a potato ricer isn’t just for potatoes; how much do they want for gadgets to make a ‘cucina povera’ dish??; best palak ever!; colour zones explained – sort of; that’s right: still staying at home; […] Continue reading »

Photo-less not-Friday: what did we do before plastic was invented??

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

summary: we’re shirking our responsibilities; reflections; still staying at home; reading, reading, reading, reading; bread cookbooks galore; why do we need all that plastic wrap? …an entry for Photo-less Fridays; I’ve always read a lot. In fact, one of the things I heard most often as a child was, Are you up there reading again? […] Continue reading »

ISO unsweetened 100% pomegranate juice

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

summary: importance of reading ingredients lists; advertising gimmicks; frustration at the grocery store; pomegranate 100% juice blend vs. pomegranate juice drink; Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices – Mandy Ferreira, Medical News Today | Fifteen health benefits of pomegranate juice, 21 January 2019 Since the middle of last March […] Continue reading »

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