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  Topic: Whelks
mihto

Replies: 21
Views: 20762
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 14 11:42 pm   Subject: Whelks
The whelks I'm thinking of are these Buccinum undatum. They are much bigger than the smaller varieties we find at low tide. I have friends with boats and they will take us far onto the fjord where the ...
  Topic: Whelks
mihto

Replies: 21
Views: 20762
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Feb 15, 14 10:26 pm   Subject: Whelks
There are whelks in our waters, a well-kept secret apparently.

Question: How are they caught and where can one buy the equipment?
  Topic: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
mihto

Replies: 34
Views: 25508
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 11 3:59 pm   Subject: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
Are the roots edible? They have this wonderful orange colour inside and they smell nice. Can they be peeled and cooked? Anyone ever tried them?
  Topic: Volcano eruption in Iceland
mihto

Replies: 196
Views: 45360
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 11 1:09 pm   Subject: Volcano eruption in Iceland
Now it is Hekla...

No links yet. They will materialize once the thing starts going.

Arrgh.
  Topic: testicle recipes
mihto

Replies: 20
Views: 7770
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 11 10:32 pm   Subject: testicle recipes
Only ever had sweetbreads shallow fried - not breaded

I always thought sweetbread was the thymus.

So what, they are both nice to eat and perfect to a T.......depending on need and avai ...
  Topic: testicle recipes
mihto

Replies: 20
Views: 7770
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 11 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: testicle recipes
anyone got a good testicle recipe rather than the usual breaded and deep fried? or is that really the best way to try them?

We haven't tried them that way at all. Is it recommended?

...
  Topic: Updating Firefox: what happened to Google Toolbar?
mihto

Replies: 8
Views: 5279
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 11 5:50 pm   Subject: Updating Firefox: what happened to Google Toolbar?
I've lost it. Good grief

The doubts of the dyslectic agnostic: Is there a dog?
  Topic: Hurtigruta in real time
mihto

Replies: 5
Views: 3341
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 11 4:56 pm   Subject: Hurtigruta in real time
For those of you interested:

http://www.nrk.no/hurtigruten/

The Hurtigrute is a ship leaving Bergen every day and going all the way up to Kirkenes. Our State broadcaster has cameras on board the ...
  Topic: Bolete Identification Help?
mihto

Replies: 4
Views: 3563
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 11 3:05 pm   Subject: Bolete Identification Help?
Taste it by putting it on your tongue. You will discover the bitter bolete in no time! Also the bitter variety does not have worms.
  Topic: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
mihto

Replies: 34
Views: 25508
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 11 2:58 pm   Subject: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
Bio-hazard indeed. The roots are all piled up to dry out and will be burnt ASAP. I intend to go over the area once a week and dig out whatever root is left.

Roundup has been used but according to ...
  Topic: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
mihto

Replies: 34
Views: 25508
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 11 12:25 pm   Subject: Japanese Knotweed - Does it taste nice?
SO.

I always knew I had knotweed in my garden. Stuck in the wilderness at the back of the house where nobody goes except for blueberries in July, the patch was left undisturbed. Three years ag ...
  Topic: Hello :)
mihto

Replies: 22
Views: 6647
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 11 7:23 pm   Subject: Hello :)
Mothers and sons. Great!
  Topic: Sewin
mihto

Replies: 15
Views: 21871
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 11 7:35 pm   Subject: Sewin
Too late, all gone into my fat tummy!!!!!

Many happy returns!

Try the ABU hot smoker as well. Easy and tasty.
  Topic: Sewin
mihto

Replies: 15
Views: 21871
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 11 5:49 pm   Subject: Sewin
Now for our special sauce for a fish we simply call sea trout:

Bring cream to boil. 1 dl per person.

Take slices of butter and whip (melt) it into the hot cream.

Then use finely chopped parsl ...
  Topic: New to ethical-ish living
mihto

Replies: 25
Views: 6680
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 11 8:36 pm   Subject: New to ethical-ish living
Hi from the probably wettest place for any Downsizer: West Coast of Norway

Gaawd, we could do with some sun.
 
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