Ever since GlobalSign screwed up and revoked a bunch of correct HTTPS certificates on 13th October, the Guardian website has been rendering as HTTP on my laptop. That means no images, and, worse, ugly fonts. It’s not been a huge problem, because it didn’t affect the iOS apps, and I expected that it would spontaneously […]
In the morning (just) I made the dough. Into the stand mixer, I added, in order: 90 ml milk 20g (1/2) of a fresh yeast cube mixed into the milk with my fingers. 3 eggs 345g strong white flour (550) 90g sugar 1 tsp salt This mixture was given a good go in the KitchenAid and […]
I know, I know. It sounds bad. What could be worse than a steaming pot of smelly green beans, plastic tofu and overcooked rice? Where’s the meat? Where’s the creamy, fatty sauce? Where’s the bite? Well, it’s not the first time, but I have to thank Mark Bittmann for helping me get over my fears and go for it. […]
If you want to make good bread yourself, how should you start? Fancy books, machines, ovens and ingredients might seem important. You could get a bread maker, but the results will be strangely cubic, and handling the dough is most of the fun. Fortunately, these days there are plenty of good videos to look at, which provide […]
Bob lets rip.
Hugo Lollies Patrice Eggplant Samuel Halloumi Laurent Cashewnuts Bacary Sahne N’golo Fanta Paul Porkpie Kingsley Cola Antoine Griesbrei Olivier Girofle Dimitri Baguette Subs: Blaise Mushroomy Andre-Pierre Cheese-Snack Can this team of gourmands beat a frozen food supermarket? We shall see.
There’s a lot of trash talking about Apple’s Watch, because it’s been around for a year. Casey likes it. But other early-adopters who crave new hotness are disappointed. How you feel about the watch naturally depends on what your expectations are, and it certainly depends on your lifestyle. The typical criticisms are that the apps are […]