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The banjo is done…

So I didn’t end up using birch, I went for beech instead. One thing about me it that when I start something it takes up all my time. At least if I like it enough. This project was one of those, all I did was working on the banjo, or reading about banjo constructions. It… 

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Banjo parts just…

Time to start

Birch, with the picturesque deer in the distance

Building a ….…

I truly love the banjo, everything about it, the simplicity of the design to the somewhat hollow sound it gives. Unfortunately it is quite an unusual instrument here in Sweden, there are some people around who play it but they are easily counted. I’m trying my best right now to give it a go, got… 

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Mouse miso…

I was supposed to try out my fist batch of miso for Christmas but this mouse got to it before me. Poor thing.

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Frozen december…

It has been quite silent here for some time now. So about time for  a short update. A lot of things have been happening lately. The biggest change is that I have moved from the countryside to Stockholm. I could rant about it for hours, better or worse reasons for moving, but I’m not going… 

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Amazake…

Always wanted tro try amazake, technically it is the first step in brewing sake before the alcohol get into the picture. Since I lately have started to make my own miso I had a lot of koji (a mouldy rice) to use for amazake. The koji is also used for some varieties of soy sauce,… 

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Purple carrot cake…

This one is not a regular recipe just an idea, how you do it is up to you. It is an amazing way to spice up a very mundane dish that normally helps us start the day, OATMEAL. This will be vibrant. Use grated purple carrots in your favourite oatmeal recipe, with some carrot cake… 

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Almond feta…

While sitting in a sofa at the Uddebo fermentation festival we had a discussion about nut-cheeses. I was curious about fermented nut cheeses, like soaking seeds/nuts, mixing them with a starter like the liquid from sauerkraut and letting it ferment for a while in room temperature. Last week I tried it and it was ok,… 

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