Monatlicher Archiv: November 2018

How to: Split firewood like a lumberjack

Why split wood? Splitting wood is essential when preparing a fire. If you split wood long before you’ll need it, it will dry quicker and burn better. Especially oak, elm and birch (more dense wood types) benefit from splitting long before use. By splitting wood, you not only help the wood dry faster. The smaller,

How to: Light a fire using the Swiss method

Forget what you know about building fires: the Swiss method is here to stir up the fire making traditions. This method is a result of Swiss research on how to build a more environmentally friendly fire. It is energy efficient and leads to a cleaner burn with less smoke and better combustion. The Swiss method

How to: Build a fire with minimal impact on your environment

Weltevree outdooroven next to a pool

The Weltevree Outdooroven and Dutchtub offer heat and comfort outdoors. In exchange, all they ask for is firewood. Using wood as a heat source is an environmentally conscious choice since it is a renewable resource. However, you do need to make sure you’re burning the wood the right way. When done correctly, you can enjoy

Recipe: Dutch spiced biscuit with almond paste filling

Speculaas Recipe: finished spiced biscuit on Weltevree Forestry Table and Tea Towel

Ingrediënts and tools For 12 servings 250 grams flour (take a little extra for rolling out the dough) 10 grams baking powder 10 grams speculaas spices: Mix cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, white pepper, ginger and cardamom in a ratio of 8:2:2:1:1:1   150 grams almond paste pinch of salt 130 grams brown sugar 150 grams butter 20 ml