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24 April 2013

April 2013 posts

Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Wordless B&W Wednesday: the Cat says "Cheese!"
summary: Ontario Blue Cheeses; entry for Black and White Wordless Wednesday; experimenting with sepia and black & white on a colour image. I've said it once; I'll say it again: it's not easy taking photos when there is a resident furry black fiend. (Photos taken on FujiFilm S3100 digital camera. Then using Irfanview, I upped the contrast on the b&w image and added 2G and 10B. Then to create the sepia version, I altered the colour again by adding 25R, 7G and -15B)
We ♥ Blue Cheese
summary: comparing 3 blue cheeses – two Canadian and one French; Creme Fraiche Market Cafe; Bicycling in Toronto;

Sunday, 21 April 2013
Q: What's for breakfast? A: A Goose Egg!!
summary: free range eggs from Aldergrove Tiny-Scale Farm; Goose Egg is perfect for Chinese-style fried rice;

Friday, 19 April 2013
Kneading Slack Dough by Hand Revisited
summary: YouTube video of kneading slack dough; Richard Bertinet’s kneading method combined with my own hand-wringing method; Ken Frankish’s hand mixing and kneading in the bowl; hand-kneading slack dough is easy; free up your counter space and throw away that electric mixer!

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
I got oven spring! I got oven spring! Filled Pane Bianco (BBB April 2013)
summary: recipe for BBB Pane Bianco with Pesto, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Cheese adapted from Dianna Wara's winning recipe for America's Breadbasket National Festival of Breads Contest in 2009, Tomato, Basil, & Garlic Filled Pane Bianco; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

Tuesday, 9 April 2013
ISO dried tarragon
summary: is dried tarragon that uncommon?? tasting tarragon for the first time; memories of Sunset Books' Dinner Party Cookbook

Tuesday, 2 April 2013
Hot Cross Cardamom Buns Revisited
summary: recipe for hot cross birds and bunnies based on recipes for brioche and pulla; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread (BYOB);