I mentioned in a comment to an earlier post that Mme. Glynskette had dissuaded me from fitting Engine Room's love nest with a rather unconventional cooker.
I am grateful for the original idea to Michaela
who had sent me some information about a Finnish idea for a stove which she recently installed.
I still think this should have been the one fitted, Engine Room would have had to leave the windows open - but that would be easy as I have saved money on the glass!
This takes 10 minutes to build -To start you need a seasoned log
which is sliced (not all the way through) with a chain saw to give
four cuts in the shape of an asterisk, and then ....
... has a quantity of scrunched up newspaper pushed down into the centre of the cuts
right down to the bottom.
Light the newspaper and then, if frying, put on the pan with some oil
and add the raw ingredients
For some undisclosed reason she obviously chose to boil something as well once the main course was ready! Maybe an extravagant quantity, but it does illustrate the practicality.
Whatever the end dish was, is this not a brilliant idea? I am determined to try it in the summer - thanks Michaela, a really cool idea.
Yours, diablog, donning the high white hat