Category Archives: playing with food

Carbon capture technology at home

Everyone is pretty much aware now that the best form of Carbon capture and storage is leaving it in the ground. That’s established as being the No. 1 vector of approach for this little issue. Leave it where it is. … Continue reading

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Printed food

Io9 did a round up the other day, of 3D printer food. There’s a number of the usual suspects, like pizza and sugar confectionery, which vary from quick and basic to works of art. It’s a great list, of work … Continue reading

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Version zero

An operating system designed to facilitate business that doesn’t write social well being and the environment off as externalities. Consider your skill set and when someone asks if you’d like to be listed, get involved. It’s a database of people … Continue reading

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Hunger

Hunger is not an issue of charity it is an issue of justice. I’m considering this in light of what’s happening in the Australian bush. The supermarket duopoly and trade laws mean farmers get squat for their produce. Imagine humping … Continue reading

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Coconut oil as deodorant.

I’ve been hearing about this for a while, from various people. This week I finally tried it. I can’t believe how well it works! When I say “oil” it’s not like the olive oil you pour into a pan but … Continue reading

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Tea in Australia

My Son came to visit just prior to the real silly season. Since it was getting pretty hot and neither of us felt like cooking much, here’s one of the dinners we slapped up. Rare kangaroo fillet steak on an … Continue reading

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Tomato and feta pastries recipe.

4 sheets of frozen puff pastry A handful of spinach or baby chards leaves 200g sun dried tomatoes 200g feta cheese sprigs of fresh oregano and basil Thaw the pastry sheets and cut into quarters. Dice the tomatoes and chards. … Continue reading

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Apple crumble recipe

3 large granny smith apples 1/3 cup of sultanas 1/4 block of butter 2/3 cup of brown sugar 2/3 cup of coconut 2/3 cup of whole rolled oats 1/4 cup plain flour cinnamon nutmeg or cloves Cut up the apples … Continue reading

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Basic chocolate chip biscuits recipe

A basic recipe for chocolate chip biscuits that you can tinker with as you feel inclined. I use coconut because it adds crunchiness, but if you don’t really like that you can always replace it with flour. Or if you … Continue reading

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Quadruple chocolate biscuits recipe

Returning to one of the basic aims of the blog: sharing ideas and recipes for home made things. Biscuits are quite easy to make. And if you do them yourself at home, you know what’s in the things you’re putting … Continue reading

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