Monthly Archives: April 2009

Corn Sryup Danger

We have been discussing this for a while. In North America corn syrup is very popular and in everything, little nearly everything. In Europe, sucrose was more popular and is not in everything too.In North America we seem to develop…

Britains got talent

I was not sure what to think of Susan Boyle on Britains got Talent.Sure it was a great performance, she can really sing, and it was great theatre, but something was troubling me, something doesn’t feel right. Read an article…

Eccles Cakes

Have some people coming around, so have been looking for good old British fare.Eccles cakes it is. This is the authentic recipe I remember, from when I was buying these for lunch at the students union in Manchester… Also in…

Best Bread Recipe

This is the Bread recipe I have been using 500ml flour (loose in measuring cup)200ml water1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon yeast Knead, and rise until doubleShape, and rise until double Bake in oven, pre-heated to 475F until brown. (I am finding…

Pentagon preps for economic warfare

Pentagon preps for economic warfare: “The Pentagon sponsored a first-of-its-kind war game last month focused not on bullets and bombs — but on how hostile nations might seek to cripple the U.S. economy, a scenario made all the more real…