Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
In which salami is attempted again.
In which I successfully create a pork pie. With a lard crust. And ham. Did I mention the pork?
In which I snatch victory from the jaws of the pig and successfully make a head cheese.
Having succeeded with mozzarella, I have moved on to making cheddar. Here's my first attempt.