Using Bread Maker Panasonic SD206

Using a Panasonic Breadmaker

Introduction I made this video of myself using a bread maker (Panasonic SD206) in 2001 but had no means of publishing it back then. So I have decided to publish it now so that the effort wasn’t completely wasted. I hope it helps people who are considering getting a bread maker but are not sure how one… Continue reading Using Bread Maker Panasonic SD206

Oh No! Not Square Plates Again!

Introduction Controversy rages over what shape of plate food should be served on: Square plates are an ‘abomination’ according to a report about MasterChef judge William Sitwell’s view in the Telegraph. Apparently Mr Sitwell is to hold a ‘Square Plate’ amnesty at the Towcester Food Festival on the 7th and 8th of June 2014. He doesn’t plan to… Continue reading Oh No! Not Square Plates Again!

One Pint Glass Tankards Seen In Dalston

Has a new era begun now One Pint Glass Tankards have been seen in Dalston? “One pint glass tankards seen in Dalston pubs in East London such as The Shacklewell Arms.” BBC A lengthy report from the BBC tells that these drinking vessels may be returning to some pubs frequented by young people in London. They… Continue reading One Pint Glass Tankards Seen In Dalston

Teapot Cleaning Methods

Clean Stainless Steel Teapot

Should you practice teapot cleaning or not? Some people think teapot cleaning is unnecessary and that it spoils the flavour of the tea. If they have traditional brown earthenware teapots they probably don’t see all the tannin stains on the inside. With a stainless steel teapot you see them all and they start to form very… Continue reading Teapot Cleaning Methods

How To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew

This Is How To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew It would appear to be a very simple process to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew. Just look at this video to learn how: If you aren’t happy with that method try this one. There probably aren’t many corkscrews where this chap comes… Continue reading How To Open A Wine Bottle Without A Corkscrew

Another Method Of Opening Food Cans

Introduction The video here demonstrates another method of opening food cans without a traditional can opener. This Is Another Method Of Opening Food Cans This is another method for opening food cans without a can opener. It involves grinding off the folded over edge of the can. The grinding material is in this case is flat… Continue reading Another Method Of Opening Food Cans

Spilling Juice From Cartons or ‘Tetra Paks®’

Introduction This post contains instructions on how to avoid spilling juice from cartons or Tetra Paks®, with a rectangular cross-section, while opening or lifting them. It’s quite natural to grip cartons by the easiest method (the broad sides) while opening them, or lifting them when they’re still full, causing the contents to pour or squirt out inadvertently. Cartons with a square cross section are indifferent… Continue reading Spilling Juice From Cartons or ‘Tetra Paks®’

Dinner At Finbarrs Restaurant In Durham

Preface This post discusses dinner at Finbarrs Restaurant. In reality Finbarr’s has an apostrophe before the “s“, but in order to make this post stand out in search engines I have had to make all references to Finbarr’s Restaurant look like this: Finbarrs Restaurant without the apostrophe. Durham In Durham there are lots of narrow… Continue reading Dinner At Finbarrs Restaurant In Durham