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Recipe: rice pie (limburgse rijstevlaai)

When I started baking breads last Christmas holiday, it was mostly because I wanted to know if I could make three particular products: a foccaccia (to revive a memory from an amorous holiday trip with my girlfriend, now wife), a “limburgse kersenvlaai” (a cherry pie) and a “limburgse rijstevlaai” (a pie with rice & egg […]

Corn flour bread rolls

This recipe comes from an American collection of recipes published in 1918 and meant to provide people with ways to conserve precious resources such as wheat flour and sugar. Despite the economy of ingredients these rolls truly taste rich and wholesome, and are well worth trying. Adapted to metric units and leaving out the lemon […]

The week in review

I have not been updating this blog for a couple of days, but that did not mean I was sitting on hy hands. These are the package updates which landed in my various repositories during the last few days: Calibre Nearly every week I have been updating my Calibre packages whenever Kovid Goyal released a […]

New SQLite driver for the blog

Ever since this blog’s inception I have used a plugin called “PDO for WordPress” which allowed me to have a SQLite (file-based) database instead of the default MySQL database used by WordPress. There are a couple of bugs in PDO for WordPress that I was getting tired of, and perhaps some of the people writing comments have […]

Freedom of Choice 2013

LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards Fellow Slackers and other friends! It’s that time of the year again where Jeremy calls upon the masses to enter the poll for the 2013 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards. Remember last year, when Slackware made it to Desktop Distro of 2012 and was beaten to a hair-width by Debian for Server […]