Author Archives: Paul
Garlic sets are “in”. As the garden is in turmoil we’re putting into pots/trays before planting out in the spring: Varieties are “Flavour” and “Cledor”. As the Forsythia is just about out, we pruned the budleia and roses too.
A spicy green lentil side dish finished off with a lovely tang of lemon. Green lentils don’t need overnight soaking. Serves 4 as a side or two as a main. Ingredients 300g green lentils A large-ish onion Two garlic cloves … Continue reading
A Starry Night from Torchbox on Vimeo.
I tried this recipe but it wasn’t quite right, so here’s an amended version that’s just a bit more YUM Ingredients 150g light peanut butter 250ml water 1 onion 2 red chillis (or more if you like it hot) 3 … Continue reading
After the failure of Brew#4 back in July, finally got the courage up to do a brew for our (lucky) visitors over Christmas. It’s a standard stock bitter recipe from Jim’s Beer Kit with the addition 15g of Goldings hops … Continue reading
Some photos from our recent trip to the Red Sea aboard Blue Horizon on the Project Shark itinerary. Full set on Flickr
Some photos from a trip to Frigiliana, Andalucia with forays to Sevilla and Granda; the full set is on Flickr.
After the pleasant Brew#3 I tried another run with almost the same recipe. Got the yeast and malt from @jwebster (at a bargain price!). Unfortunately something happened during fermentation and the beer got a weird metallic aftertaste that Martin thought … Continue reading