It’s been a great summer for barbecues. Plenty of nice weather, lots of opportunity for lounging around in the garden eating sausages and burgers, together with a nice beer or two. Today though, it’s clear that winter is now here. Last night saw the temperatures fall below freezing, and today we had cold, wet sleet. […]
Archive | November, 2013
As Dave well knows I have been fighting the sourdough fight for what feels like centuries. My starters kept dying, smelt like cheese or rancid beer. There was night time baking (waiting until 1am for the dough to rise), baking where the bread was as solid as a brick and baking when I thought it […]
In her last challenge, Anya tackled the burger, and the results were certainly impressive – nothing like you’d ever see in your local fast-food burger bar. So, I thought we’d stick with the junk food theme for one more challenge. For this one, we’re going to turn her hand to pizza.
I have never been on more intimate terms with beef than today. I was chopping beef for 45 minutes. That is a long time beef chopping. As I am a good student, I read all the Dave-suggested reading and more. The start was reading a lot about the cuts of meat I should use.