Chitting

Having steeped your barley a couple of times under water for 8 - 12 hours (ie overnight, depending on how late you work and how early you breakfast), and in the interim hung them up to drain in the fresh Himalayan air, it's probably time to stop the steeping and lay them out for germination. … Continue reading Chitting

Himalayan Orchard Charcuterie and Beer during a Pandemic

It’s the monsoon – wet, humid, lush – temperatures in the mid 20s C, clouds floating up the valley; very few guests (only from within the state – no foreigners, no groups, no workawayers); the electricity comes and goes, lamps go dim and glow; the mice scamper about in the roof space, interrupted occasionally by … Continue reading Himalayan Orchard Charcuterie and Beer during a Pandemic