We’re baking rusks today based on this recipe I found online after browsing through images of what I thought they should look like: www.biltongblog.com/rusk-recipe the recipe was a bit tricky to follow because it’s in imperial units but they taste right!
A few months ago I wrote about my experience participating in Hacktoberfest last October and the prize T-Shirts have finally arrived so here’s a photo with them on! 😀
The weekend after we cut down the trees in the forest, my brother-in-law went over to help stack them in a neat pile and sent me this photo. They’ll be left to dry there for the next 3 years.
This week we went wood chopping in the forest not far from the village. My family in-law use a boiler powered by a wood furnace to heat their house. That’s why it’s important to collect enough wood in advance, so that it can dry out enough to be used for firewood in years to come. They own part of some land covered in trees and with the foresters permission they collect some every year.
A small group of us drove out in the morning and cut down trees in teams of two: One person saws down the tree and Continue reading