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First bake of 2019 and thoughts on pizza steel

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It’s January 2nd and I have already baked a sourdough bread which I made dough for it a day before in an evening. I have used 15 % wholegrain spelt flour, 8 % rye flour, 55 % all-purpose flour and 22 % organic wheat flour – this amounted to 600 g of flour and I’ve used 75 % hydration. I usually use only organic types of flour but there were almost none of it at home except of...

Baking with sourdough, update

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It’s been well over a year since I’ve been baking sourdough bread (also bread in general) and I can happily report that the final product improves steadily both in taste, texture and look with each new month of bake. What is sourdough bread? Sourdough bread is a type of bread that is leavened naturally, without commercial yeast. It’s leavened with “sourdough starter”...

Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks (review)

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Three Weeks With My Brother is a beautiful memoir written by American Writer Nicholas Sparks who is probably most known as the author of the books that are the base for movies like The Notebook, Message in the Bottle, The Chance. There of course exists more movies based on his books but those three are the ones I actually saw. This was a great read. It evoked many emotions while reading: joy...

Translated text doesn’t show up on site (when using WPML)

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At current job I have a chance to work with WPML plugin which provides a multilingual capabilities to a WordPress site. I’m really impressed by it since it can translate everything I stumbled upon to translate. There was only one gotcha I spent more time resolving than I should’ve (or my bosses would’ve allowed :D). The problem Site uses child theme where a parent theme is a...

Downsides of reading e-books

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about downsides of reading e-books on my Kindle for a long time. For me there isn’t almost any. But recently I have found a big one. I don’t miss holding physical book in my hands and how much space they take if you own couple of them. I don’t miss smell of it (my sense of smell is poor anyway). But I do miss the the ability to see...

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