Multi coloured yarns exist to hide all the knitting mistakes

Today I am spending my evening knitting my second ever pair of socks. These are for my husband – I didn’t want to subject him to the first ever pair. That might still have been a bit optimistic, because keeping track of 2 plain and 2 purl – which technically only requires me to count…

Bread fit for food

New attempt at baking levain bread. It is funny how things just go so much better when you actually don’t misread the recipe.This time I double checked EVERYTHING. And the breads turned out stunning. I need to get a new spray bottle to get enough steam into the oven for that crispy crust, but other…

Bread suitable for… well, nothing

A while ago I decided I will start baking sourdough breads based on a levain starter.I did everything from scratch – starting with catching wild yeast from raisins by making what my husband called hooch (but that really just is raisin yeast). From the raisin yeast you make a mama together with some flour. Then…

How it all started

Well, I guess this wasn’t how it really started – because technically it all started about 13 years ago when we bought this house – but that is a life time and a pandemic ago, so we will just call the second of May 2020 the day it all started. I bought a car load…