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A recipe for a quite weekend

Everybody is familiar with pancakes and French toast, some have heard of scones, but there are other similar and slightly less familiar Anglo-Saxon batter recipes, for example pikelets. Another quick fix for Saturday morning that the kids (and adults) can enjoy. The combination … Continue reading

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Bread without yeast – the black version

Q. What do you do when you want bread and have no yeast? A. We already answered this. Q. Any what if we don’t have white beer? A. Use malt beer The result will be a bread that is a lot … Continue reading

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A lovely sight

I don’t really like doughnuts, certainly not those you can buy in the supermarket, but even the fancy ones that can be found in top notch bakeries are not really my thing. Even when filled with fancy cream, coated with Belgian chocolate and … Continue reading

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Irrationality

Predictably, I liked Dan Ariely’s previous book Predictably Irrational (2008), so when I saw The Upside of Irrationality (2010) I decided to buy it.   In Predictably Irrational Dan explained the reasons for us being irrational beings and what they stem from. The book was … Continue reading

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40 years of magic

Ursula K. Le Guin‘s first book in the EarthSea trilogy, Wizrad of EarthSea, was published over 40 years ago. I received the 3 books as presents for childhood birthdays, and not only do I remember them fondly, they even have a … Continue reading

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Put it acider

Have I already mentioned that I do not like beer? I think I mentioned it here. So I continue my search for good ciders. This time I ran into one with a great label It waited patiently in my fridge … Continue reading

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Non-de-cider

My apologies if I am going to disappoint anyone, but I do not like beer. The smell is wonderful, but as far as I am concerned the flavour is lacking. I know there are many beers besides Maccabi & Goldstar. … Continue reading

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What do you call it?

What would you prefer to taste and eat? Eggy bread, French toast, or fried bread? Even though they are 3 different names for the same dish, to me the first sounds repulsive, the second appetizing, and the third rather plain. If … Continue reading

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Won’t we throw the vegans a bone?

Won’t we throw the vegans a bone? Well… maybe not, it may return to us like a boomerang. Shall we provide a recipe that those abstaining from meat, fish, milk, eggs & honey can enjoy too? I did not plan … Continue reading

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If you don’t have yeast…

What do you do if you want to bake bread and don’t have yeast? You use beer. There is nothing to worry about as all the alcohol evaporates during the process, but the flavour remains, so it is recommended you … Continue reading

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