|Beeblebrox with her 7 chicks|
|When the 'Parma' ham runs out, boil up |
the bones for bacon and bean soup.
|Not very common... a DUCK double yolker.|
|Empress and Pride at 4 months|
|Empress nailing a chunk of yellow melon. 2 for €2 in SuperValu|
at present. We can afford that!
|Back on that digger yesterday. This is that mini-mountain of|
good topsoil we needed to barrow away to the new raised beds.
|Focaccia loaf, first knock-back|
For relaxation I broke out the 'self sufficiency' book on bread we have (James and Dick Strawbridge) and had a go at their 'focaccia' recipe with sea salt and rosemary. I added 35 g of my sourdough starter to the dried yeast in the recipe and got a really good rise out of it.
|Final prove, then bake to a golden brown and brush lightly |
with olive oil for a gloss finish.