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It´s DB time!

This spring we visited Nepal. Thinking of snow-capped mountains and Buddhist monks, it has long been on my travel wish list. The only thing I didn´t expect much of was the Nepalese kitchen. After reading up a bit on Nepal, it had settled in my brain that Nepalese food consists mainly of lentils and rice. For some reason, I thought that´d be not so exciting from a culinary point of view. How wrong I was!

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The fermentation quest: meet Frank

Inspired by a good friend of mine, “learning something new” has been a steady feature on my New Year´s resolutions for the last couple of years. Usually I also specified what that new thing should be, and as such I´ve already learned how to knit and am now fluent in ordering food in Italian.

After reading Michael Pollan´s Cooked, I knew what my next challenge would be: baking my own bread. But not the flat bread kind of type. No, real sourdough bread. With a starter. And a name. Continue reading “The fermentation quest: meet Frank”