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Old Crank

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May 31, 2022

Daily Distraction 31/05/2022

While in Turin we visited the Cathedral where the Shroud is/was stored. As luck would have it we were there one or two days after the fire in the Cathedral Turin's cathedral had a similar fire 22 years earlier, almost to the day, April 11, 1997.
Here is the results of the restoration, April 16, 2019. Only the altar needed to be restored. They reopened a quarry to get the same black marble which was used in the original construction.

View from the separate bell tower

The dome

Dome close up



May 31, 2022

Lazy day dinner

One reason to have rotisserie chicken in the fridge. Got a good bike ride in today before the weather changed. So salad and spaghetti chicken it is. Normally I doctor the sauce by sauteing an onion and adding more herbs to crushed tomatoes. Then add half a chopped up chicken. Simmer while the water boils and the pasta cooks. I save the bones for stock.

You could probably sub in cubed firm tofu, although I might brown it first.

May 30, 2022

Daily Distraction 30/05/2022

Some street art in Turin. I'm not much into tagging but some works are quite creative.
Some of these I think were commissioned.

May 29, 2022

Daily Distraction 29/05/2022

Today the market in Milan from 2019.
This place is huge. I think everything is there.
I didn't even get to the household items and clothing sections.

May 29, 2022

Here is the result

From the free croissants I got yesterday.
French breakfast tacos.
Eggs with onion, bell pepper, crème Fraiche in a split croissant lined with cheese.

First 2 eggs in the mixing bowl.

May 29, 2022

Two eggs in a bowl

The first one broke then the second was dropped on top. Looks sort of like a nebula picture in the stainless bowl.

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Current location: München, DE
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About Old Crank

Currently living in Germany, enjoying the culture, enjoying the food, enjoying the travel. Not enjoying the winters, or the Deutsches lernen... Born in Canada. Parents moved to Arizona in 1965. Spent 5 years in the USAF and 2 of those on Crete. Lived in Fresno, Las vegas, Sunnyvale, CA.

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