Monthly Archives: February 2015

Bread Baking—almost artisan

The only bread baking book you need.

Recently we’ve taken an interest in baking and found a wonderful book by Dean Brettschneider who coincidentally is a Kiwi but has bakeries and cafés in at least four countries. The book is called Bread, and that is its focus. After … Continue reading

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Avocado Update Four Months After Planting

The trees are growing well.

Today when we went out to spray our avocado trees with one of Houshang’s fertilisers we noticed quite a few weeds had sprung up in the past week. To make it easier to get them out we opened up the … Continue reading

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Apple Cucumbers and Apricot Jam

Today’s cucumbers.

I went out to the garden today to pick a few cucumbers to take to a friend. After days of seeing many flowers but few cukes I was surprised to see so many. Knowing that nobody wants this many cucumbers … Continue reading

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