Back in November I put up a blog post about MOOC’s (Massive Open On-line Courses) and a proposed Science and Gastronomy course run through the University of Hong Kong, the original post can be found here. A start date had not been announced but enrollments were open unfortunately there has been no movement on this . . . → Read More: A MOOCing good thing take 2
I’m on the verge of something very exciting. The wonderful No84 Café and Eatery at Echo Square in Gravesend have agreed to let me run a pop-up restaurant….dates and full details to follow but the first of a three is on Saturday April 27th and the theme is pork and apples.
Roundwood Farm in nearby . . . → Read More: Apples, wall bricks and 18 hours
I made reference in an earlier post to studying a Massive Open Online Course or MOOC on the Science of Gastronomy, I’m still waiting for a start date but in the interim I have just started an Algebra course not because I am an uber geek (well not completely) but because I would like to . . . → Read More: Preparing for my weekly exam
We have snow all around chez nous, across France and the UK, in an unusual burst of commonsense I agreed to postpone Monday’s training course and I have reaped the benefits of being able to stay at home for a couple of extra days.
Snowy Garden Veg
One benefit was that despite the snow . . . → Read More: Snowy Veg and Nutty Crumble
Over Christmas and New Year we were lucky enough to have Julie’s sisters and their families stay at Chez Nous and the stay gave me an opportunity to do some cooking with the youngsters. I really like cooking with young people if you can chose the right recipe or technique they enjoying the cooking and . . . → Read More: Sherbert Fountains with Oscar
Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.
Gina Barreca Born 1957 – Humourist and Academic
Hi Colin, well you are currently visiting so you know all about this but thought I would share. I am discovering the joys of being a food technology teacher in that I just HAVE to practise before I preach! And what a busy weekend it has been. Having taught 3 lessons of fruit salad . . . → Read More: Swirls and Whirls
Lily Bollinger 1899 – 1977
“I only drink champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not in a hurry and drink it when I am, otherwise I never touch the stuff unless . . . → Read More: Quote of the day 13#
If you happen to read about me in the about page of this blog you will know that I work in education and it follows that I have a predisposition to learning activities. My brother Andrew (who is so bright his buttons shine) pointed me towards ‘MOOC’s’ – Massive Open On-Line Courses’ and I was . . . → Read More: A MOOCing good thing
This is a very overdue post, but as it was part written you’re going to get it anyway.
France like the UK had a very doubtful summer with wet weather and cool temperatures, as a consequence the local tomato crop was a bit of a disaster attacked relentlessly by Odium (mildew) therefore when out local . . . → Read More: Extending the Season- Making Sun-Dried Tomatoes