Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fast caramelised onions

Caramelised onions are lovely, but very slow.  Not any longer. Thanks to a set of guidelines here, they can be cooked in 15 minutes, and come out better than ever before.  The secret is a tiny amount of baking powder, … Continue reading

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Fragile digital world?

There is a belief, back from when the Internet was DARPAnet, that it could survive a nuclear blast – it is inherently fault tolerant, so it would route around damage.  In the early eighties, John Gilmour (one of the founders … Continue reading

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