Category Archives: Cooking

Dorset Apple Cake

I had a gift of a bag full of cooking apples at the weekend, and made a couple of different things. First an apple crumble, and then also a Dorset Apple Cake. I recorded the apple cake production (see below). … Continue reading

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The Unreported Issues of Breadmaking

If you’re trying to sell a house there’s some advice that says you should brew coffee or make bread just before a viewing to create a favourable atmosphere (and nice smell). What no one tells you about making bread is … Continue reading

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Gennaro Contaldo On An Allotment

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The First Loaf

Turned out really well, tastes great and made some excellent sandwiches! Fruit loaf next 😋

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Bread Maker Update

I wrote about our old bread maker a while ago, and it seems that it had made its last loaves. I tried to make a couple more in it, and they came out rather brick like. It seems the belt or … Continue reading

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Breadmaker

I think I’ve killed our breadmaker. There’s nothing quite like a loaf of homemade fresh bread. I know a bread making machine is still cheating somewhat to say that all our bread is home made, but it still tastes better … Continue reading

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2016 In Pictures

A short slideshow looking back over last year. ​​

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