Category Archives: Project

What’s Eating My Coriander?

Another non bread related post, but just a little on. Don’t worry I have more bread projects on the go, so expect more posts soon.

So I grow some of my own herbs, I have some in the greenhouse that are grown from seed and some on the windowsill. I have noticed recently that the ones on the windowsill are covered in little bugs – sort of flies and larvae. They live on the underside of the leaves, as you can see from the picture, but they will not die.

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Fixed Oven

World dullest post I know, but I have finally got around to fixing my oven. After the element blew in the main fan oven I have been restricted to baking in the less than spacious top oven.

So we ordered a new element, and as a treat a new thermostat, to try and regulate the temperature a bit better. Since purchasing an oven thermometer I have found the oven to thermostat to be about 60°C too hot, so the chance of having an accurate thermostat was really appealing.

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Mellow Bakers

So I got put onto this website from a blog I was reading, zebbakes, who documented following the Mellow Bakers series in 2011.

The idea behind Mellow Bakers is like a book group, except there is only one book at a time, at the moment it is Dan Lepard’s – The Handmade Loaf (amazon link) . As an online group you work through a selection of the recipes, sharing your experiences and results.

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