Coffee Basics from Union Hand-Roasted Coffee: a podcast

bag of Union Hand-Roasted beans

Today, I spoke with Jeremy Torz from Union Hand-Roasted Coffee. We recorded part of our conversation about British coffee as a podcast. I am interested in ways people can get the most out of the pleasurable experience that is coffee, without being daunted by anything hugely technical, expensive or difficult to operate. I asked Jeremy about […]

Innovative Design: puppy-style

When Lucas joined our household, I knew he’d make a great working dog. His sire was a steady, dependable sort who is used for picking up, and Lucas took immediately to retrieving. Not only do I like the idea of having him with me in the field, but I can also see just how much dogs seem […]

Rhythm

1, 2, 3…4. That little bit, between each number—count it: 1, 2, 3, 4; The essence of the fourth dimension, the way our bodies, lives, minds and souls are moving through spacetime; When it’s even, when it’s expressive in and of itself; Circadian, pulmonary, seasonal, tidal; Everything moves, and has rhythm. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmBhUqJ5qZc&w=320&h=265] I’ve always found […]

Pheasant Normandy/Hereford

So, I’ve been “tagged” by Rob Styles to post a recipe and pass on the goodness. I really enjoy cooking, but trying to write down a recipe that I like making is trickey. I tend to cook like recipes my Nanny (great-grandmother) handed down: “pinch of salt, splash of oil (pronounced roughly “all”), dash of […]