Category: home & garden

plumbing around a water supply borehole

visitors this year: 4 Houses and farms in remote places pump their water from an underground source. I don’t have a choice in the matter: on the minus side there’s a cost in maintenance...

food: panettone faq

visitors this year: 31 what’s the best way to eat panettone? By mouth. Or face first. does panettone come from Germany? No. It comes from Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and if you have money, Waitrose...

chinese style spring roll recipe

visitors this year: 11 I bought a packet of rice paper and was surprised at how doable it was to use it to make spring rolls. This lazy version is inspired by a few...

addressable LED light projects

visitors this year: 247 There are ‘analogue’ LED lights on a tape that do a fine job of creating interesting lighting. All the LED lights on the strip usually do the same brightness or...

Jura coffee machine repairs

visitors this year: 635 … how to service or replace the brewing unit on a Jura coffee machine and many other fixes. It might be assumed that if you can afford the BMW of...

Cheesecake – Jewish style

visitors this year: 2,760 Some cheesecakes are set with gelatin and have smooth, jelly-like texture. This cheesecake is baked and sets due to its whipped egg. When chilled it has an appealing dry, soft,...

buying and looking after a garden marquee

owning a marquee – garden tent

visitors this year: 246 A garden marquee is quite the thing in times not only when only outdoor mixing is allowed but also when you live in a climate with rainy summers. This page...