Paraphernalia

Paraphernalia

Keep it stupid simple

New camera. Fifth shot. No touch-ups. Fast Company recently noted that what makes Google so great is that it is simple. Just one box on a page without the pretensions of being a portal. Simple is what I like. Simple food. Simple gadgets like the Apple Macintosh and the Ipod. A camera should be simple too. That’s the beauty of those cardboard disposable ones. Just point and shoot. My original Canon Ixus was relatively simple to use. Alas my first […]

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Chop, flip, carve and pour – all with one board

Here in the Tomato kitchen we like to think we live the rustic life. Sure we have our vegetable patch at the community garden, the herbs and a couple of thousand worms doing their worm-like job out back. It also means we like the idea of thick blocks of wood on which to chop our veggies and carve our meat, rather than the common or garden designer variety. But big rustic boards are heavy and, in our case, stained.Then comes […]