Tag Archives: Sourdough starter

Time and time again

I’ve written before about the importance of time as an essential, often unspoken, ingredient in food. There can be no better examples of this than when we make fermented foods or grow our own food. I spent much of today … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 72

I’ve been thinking over the past few days just how long to continue with this series.  I know I said on Monday that I would continue for as long as I (and hopefully a few others) are finding it helpful. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 32

Well what a good start to the day.  I woke early feeling fine so after an early breakfast I set to work sewing and finished the patchwork picnic cloth.  I’m so pleased with it – made from old shirts and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 27

Saturday’s come around again, and time to play (no jobs to do, want to keep the weekends different). Starting with a family zoom call.  We’ve had and heard of such good experiences with this. A friend told of us his … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 22

My goodness.  We’re into our fourth week of this.  That’s hard to credit, as are the terrible figures: more than 10,000 dead in the UK (and we know that figure excludes the many who have died at home or in … Continue reading

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Do what you can with what you have: fermenting well

On my list of things I’d like to do this year I included learning how to ferment (preferably without creating a new range of chemical weapons).  To my surprise, I seem to have done exactly that. As I looked around … Continue reading

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