Articles by Veronica

About Veronica (166 Articles)
Veronica is the founder of Hyperbrain.me. With one foot in the past and one in the future she takes inspiration from older aesthetics and ideas to apply them in updated form today. She is passionate about teaching timeless skills and believes that the world needs more polymaths.

Naalbinding progress

A few days ago I finished my first proper naalbinding garment ever – a wrist warmer in relatively thin undyed woll which I got myself on the Bad Wildbad medieval fair from one of the representatives of Das Goldene Vlies – a cooperative promoting local products from the Coburger [...]

6th October 2015

Recipe 1 – Pirog

Time to get started on the giant cooking project. This is the first of what will turn into a series of over 200 recipes that I will try out and translate from Swedish. They are all taken from a cookbook originating from Bor in Småland, Sweden. Read more about the cookbook here. First of all, I [...]

2nd October 2015

Making October a consumption free month

I have decided to challenge myself and make October a consumption free month – inspired by the Voluntary Simplicity movement. With consumption free I mean only buying what is absolutely necessary such as food and hygiene products (although I believe I have enough of the latter) and bus trips, [...]

1st October 2015

Medieval fair Großbottwar 2015

Großbottwar is a small town in the Ludwigsburg district in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany. The area has been inhabited at least since the stone age and was occupied by the Romans. The city itself was founded sometime in the mid 13th century and since it hasn’t been damaged by the [...]

29th September 2015

Observe, allow and speak

When the flow of information becomes too great – stop. Stop to observe. Breathe the clear autumn air and see what step should come next. The step that has been lurking in the background. The desire burning inside that comes to life every time I dare to halt for a second. The secret wish for [...]

25th September 2015

Medieval fair Bad Wildbad 2015

Bad Wildbad is an idyllic village situated in northern Black Forest. It’s well known for its thermal waters and has several spa’s, among which the Palais Thermal probably is the most famous one. This majestic mid 19th century building actually has a much older history than that. Its [...]

22nd September 2015

Gartenschau Mühlacker 2015

The Gartenschau Mühlacker is a garden exhibition right in the center of the small town of Mühlacker next to the river Enz in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The exhibition is over for this year, but I would recommend a visit during the next season. The exhibition is normally open from mid May until [...]

18th September 2015

Beef roll-ups with sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

Beef roll-ups are a classic in many European countries. This version takes some inspiration from the Italian kitchen with the use of mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes and basil. For today’s recipe the credits go to my younger brother Andreas. He posted a picture on Facebook a few weeks ago when [...]

15th September 2015

A cookbook from Bor in Småland – Sweden

This week I received the great news that the publisher of a Swedish cookbook from the 1980’s/ early 1990’s will allow me to scan it and publish it online. The reason I want to do this is because a relative of mine (the aunt of my father) contributed with some recipes in this cookbook. [...]

11th September 2015

Hearty beef noodle soup

A quick and simple beef noodle soup which can easily be turned vegan by replacing the meat and beef stock. Cooking time including preparation: 20-30 minutes (depending on how fast you are with a knife) Portions: 3-4 Ingredients: 100-150 g thinly sliced organic beef A few slices of aubergine, [...]

8th September 2015

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