For many years I used a coffee plunger (French press) to brew my coffee. I have just upgraded to a Bialetti Caffettiera (Moka pot).
For the princely sum of... read more →
Today on the online [url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/2007/01/not_on_the_label.html][b]BBC News[/b][/url]: "Ethical Man ha... read more →
This being a cold saturday I decided it was time for some seafood! I had a mediterranean idea, a melange of flavors close to my own mothers lineage! Spain,... read more →
Hi folks, op was a success. Both hands are black from bruising, but they work. Painfull if I use too much grip, but I can still hold a beer.
Bandages c... read more →
Hey everyone, I've been lurking around here a while and finally decided to join.
I'm in the U.S., California to be exact. I'm still in high school and am ... read more →
If anyone wants to read of my perilous adventure in the Andes it's posted on my site, about 2/3's of the way through so you can see some pics and videos an... read more →
I have posted on Alex Croquet before on Dan Lepard's site, but had a chance to buy and taste his stuff on a recent trip to France.
I loved his bread and ha... read more →
[size=9]shhh...it's not sourdough.[/size]
25% granary, 50% strong, 25% plain plus handful of wheatgerm.
[img]http://www.sourdough.com.au/ga... read more →
Twas the day after Christmas,
and all through the house,
Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse.
The cookies I'd nibbled, the eggnog I'd taste.
All the ho... read more →
After deleting 14 spam posts this morning I left the 15th for you to read.
Is there anything Maedi we can do to stop this?
Two thirds of our members are no... read more →
Got this idea from an eG thread. Give a jar of starter together with a loaf of sourdough bread with the recipe, and a jar of homemade preserves (also with ... read more →
Hi all I want to send some sourdough starter to New Zealand does anyone have any tips, do I have to dry it first or can it be sent in a small zip sealed ba... read more →
'Tis the season to play with breads....decorative breads. Last year, inspired by Mitch Stamm, I made this...note the crack...paid for my impatience when I ... read more →
Thanks to all of you who have been enquiring by PM. Wrist slashing day has been confirmed as 19th January.
The choice was either wait 15 more months and ha... read more →
Is not it nice to have no spam in the forums? Are you folks still getting spam and deleting it? or has it died down? If anyone wants to be a 'Helper' and h... read more →
Well I'm back online. Been away for a couple of months and moved from WA to Tas. Now I can start looking at building an earth / brick woodfired oven. O... read more →
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