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Braided Bread

Braided Bread

A simple way to take bread-machine bread to the next level. I’m not much of a baker, it’s too specific and fussy for me. Instead, I used the dough mode of the bread maker, and took a basic bread-machine recipe, braided the bread, and baked in the oven. Turns out looking quite fancy, and only […]

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12 Feb Posted by in Ramble | Comments

No More Tears – said the Onion

No More Tears – said the Onion

Scientists in a New Zealand research institute have recently developed a new ‘tear free’ onion, expected to hit the onion market in a decades time. There is a gene in the onion which creates an enzyme that will induce tears. This gene can be ‘switched-off’ by this new technology. They also expect the health and […]

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07 Feb Posted by in Recipes | Comments

Frittata with spinach, feta cheese, red pepper and basil

Frittata with spinach, feta cheese, red pepper and basil

Not a bad start to a snowy Saturday morning. With half a red pepper, half an onion, and some frozen spinach all itching to be used, I got to work. I much prefer cooking frittata’s to omelette’s, as my success rate of folding omelette’s lies around 50%. I also find the final appearance of a […]

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06 Feb Posted by in Ramble | Comments

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

A few words of encouragement for those who feel they have substandard kitchens for cooking. After living in temporary accommodations for over a year, I haven’t had *my* kitchen or kitchen supplies available for quite some time. I have brought my ‘must-haves’ with me from Canada, and otherwise make do with as little in the […]

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