To Bella and Tasha. This is the recipe for white bread, made with olive oil. Ingredients 500 g of white extra strong bread flour About 300 – 320 g of water 1 tsp of easy bake yeast 3 table spoons of olive oil 1 tsp of salt Use the best and ‘strongest’ flour e.g. WaitroseContinue reading “Bread made with olive oil”
Category Archives: Bread and other recipes
Notes on making flapjack.
A traditional hot fruit pudding, whipped up in response to war time rationing.
Two recipes to preserve parsley.
Dark Rich Ginger Cake by Elizabeth David
This is a dark, heavy, molasses rich winter cake.
Least effort and least cost. Ingredients 500g strong white flour 350g warm water 1tsp salt 1 tsp easy bake yeast mixed into the flour (Or 1 tbsp dried yeast dissolved and frothy in the water mentioned above) 1. Put the flour, salt and easy bake yeast into the food processor bowl. You can useContinue reading “Austerity bread”
ARTWORK Spandex, foam stuffing. 2013
Resin encased in a frame.
Sea salt, Portugese
Sea salt bought in a shop near the water front market in Lisbon. The shop had baskets of baccalau, dried and salted cod. The pieces are wide and long and cardboard stiff. I thought I spotted a bag of dry crackers for dipping in an on board fish stew. My interest started with the bookContinue reading “Sea salt, Portugese”
The thresher or thrasher machine uses its drums and shakers to separate grains from the stalks and the husks. In other words, it separates the wheat from the chaff. Threshing was done by hand for thousands of years before the machine was invented. The wheat sheaves were laid on the ground and beaten with flails. TheContinue reading “Thresher”