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Coconut Chocolate Cake (Gluten free)

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We've had a few variations of this cake recently for various occasions and thought it was time to finally write it up, so as to reduce stress the next time it has to be made!

Ingredients:

  • 200g Ground coconut
  • 140g Ground ...

Cabbage and Chicken, a little spicy

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Another great creation from Birgit. Great way to enjoy cabbage! The photo doesn't do it justice...

Carrot/Curry Soup

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A recipe from a diabetes magazine went down well...

Green Wave FAIL

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In Munich we have a few "green waves" - sets of traffic lights along arterial streets that are coordinated for a certain speed so that vehicles can move through the city without stopping. Although they're a nice idea, they seem to fool ...

Visualization Course, week 5/6: The final project!

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My final project compares the price of making longer journeys by car or train in Germany, and also the change in these costs over time. There are many more things it would be fun to explore: the ...

Visualization Course, week 4

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Still way behind, our challenge for week 4 was to take something from a 92-page KPMG report and make an infographic. As much of the course content for week 4 was about cartography, I felt I needed ...

2-Button Robot

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Trying to have some fun with Lego Mindstorms again - we followed some internet instructions to build a slightly different robot from the "out of the box" model. Full credits ...

Visualization Course, week 3

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Its been a rough couple of weeks with sickness in the family, and I'm a bit behind with the course. Nevertheless after pouring over some sample data for week 3, I've taken a stab at ...

Visualization Course, week 2

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I haven't had as much time to get into the course this week in terms of making illustrations, or even any helpful criticism of my chosen graphic. There was a lot to read and watch - the ...

Sewing baby blocks

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After purchasing an Aldi sewing machine and nice organic cotton fabric, I finally tried my sewing skills (not sure where they would have come from). Here is the result. Well, not quite perfect, but I'm quite ...

Pumkin bread (gluten free)

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The left-over pumkin from the curry was turned into pumkin bread.

pumkin bread

Ingredients:

200g gluten-free flour

50g coconut flour

1 package of baking powder

\~ 400g cooked and purreed pumkin

100g sugar

100g

spices:pimento, gloves (ground), cinnamon, ginger powder

100g ground hazelnuts

150ml ...

Potato-Pumpkin Curry

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Two weeks ago we started ordering food from a group of local farmers, who deliver organically grown food. This week we got a huge pumpkin so I started searching the internet for ideas of what to do with it. Here is the ...

Flour-less Raspberry & Vanilla Cake

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This sounds good, and gluten free.

[http://rosekentishkitchen.blogspot.com/2012/01/flour-less-raspberry-vani...](http://rosekentishkitchen.blogspot.com/2012/01/flour-less-raspberry-vanilla-cake.html?spref=fb)