Beans, dried

I admit to resorting to canned beans, unflavoured (they always come with salt and sugar though), as a starting point for most recipes that call for them. The need to soak the dried beans ‘overnight’ before cooking is the stumbling block for me. But, it turns out that the soaking step can be separated from the

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A Stable Table

A four-legged table inevitably wobbles when positioned on an uneven surface such as in a beer garden or an al fresco dining area. Three of the legs will sit on the ground, but the 4th will be above ground and cause the wobble. The usual solution is to stuff something, such as a beer mat

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Art as food

My posts have always included original content and not just a link to other content. However, I enjoyed this video and so I am being modern and ‘sharing’. It is a promotional video for a 3-Michelin-starred restaurant in Madrid (DiverXO; chef David Muñoz). The Spaniards seem to remain in the vanguard, in this case again blurring food

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