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  Topic: combining 2 parabolic troughs to produce a point of light
Brit from Norway

Replies: 3
Views: 38381

PostForum: Technologies (Solar Cookers and Related)   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:04 pm   Subject: combining 2 parabolic troughs to produce a point of light
Hi Brian!
I watched the videoes and read the background information, and am impressed like you. This is really something I would like to try, but like you I am not sure that I understand it fully. ...
  Topic: Cooker for Workshop
Brit from Norway

Replies: 5
Views: 52951

PostForum: Technologies (Solar Cookers and Related)   Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:39 pm   Subject: Cooker for Workshop
I think you have chosen good cookers for the workshop. You might also try a ROB (reflective open box). They are a little less effective than the Parvati, and they need turning fairly often, but they ...
  Topic: Parvati cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 11
Views: 103777

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:22 pm   Subject: vitamin C and decomposition
My thoughts about this issue came from what I learnt in my year at housekeeping school back in 1966. I understand that certain enzymes in vegetables and fruit will speed the decomposition prosess at ...
  Topic: Parvati cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 11
Views: 103777

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 8:04 am   Subject: Making soup, heating the water first
I was thinking about soup with vegetables.
This is really about keeping the vitamin C level in the vegetables as high as possible.
Water takes a long time to heat. A slow heating prosess will des ...
  Topic: Parvati cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 11
Views: 103777

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:44 am   Subject: concern about usefulness
You have a point there.
It will of course depend on the family's eating habits in summer.
In our area most families have one hot meal every day in the summer as well as the rest of the year. But w ...
  Topic: Parvati cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 11
Views: 103777

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:03 pm   Subject: food in Parvati cooker
Hello!
I have made various kinds of food
1. Chicken, one chichen with salt and spice and chopped onion. No water added. Other fowls go equally well.
2. Fish, add spice but no water. Salt when se ...
  Topic: Parvati cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 11
Views: 103777

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:49 pm   Subject: Impressive test!
I really hope that a lot of people will see this impressive test! The diagram with the temperature readings and all the photoes are very convincing!
Regards Brit
  Topic: Trying solarcooking at school in Norway
Brit from Norway

Replies: 2
Views: 45795

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:36 pm   Subject: Trying solarcooking at school in Norway
Wednesday the 28th of March we tried making porridge from rice and water and milk at school. The pupils who took part in the experiment are 10 to 12 years old.
We used two parvati cookers 60 cm diam ...
  Topic: Heaven's Flame cooker in London
Brit from Norway

Replies: 5
Views: 67615

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:26 pm   Subject: Heaven's Flame cooker in London
Great experiment and great photoes!
Regards
Brit
  Topic: Solarcooking at 57 degrees north
Brit from Norway

Replies: 0
Views: 34236

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 7:18 pm   Subject: Solarcooking at 57 degrees north
There is an article with several photoes at http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Cooking_at_high_latitudes
Regards
Brit from Norway
  Topic: solarcooking in Norway at 57 degrees north!
Brit from Norway

Replies: 0
Views: 33898

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:09 pm   Subject: solarcooking in Norway at 57 degrees north!
Hello all!
I hope everybody with solar cooking interests in Europe will visit this forum. It was great to read about solarcooking in London. You can read about solarcooking in Norway, and look at s ...
  Topic: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Brit from Norway

Replies: 14
Views: 129339

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:33 pm   Subject: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Hello again1
Today I wrote a piece about solarcooking in Norway and put some photoes in it at the wiki. How will other people find it there? I named it Solarcooking in Norway.
regards
Brit from N ...
  Topic: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Brit from Norway

Replies: 14
Views: 129339

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2007 3:45 pm   Subject: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Hello! coconino!
Yesterday I posted a private message to you at this site. I did not find a way to attach photoes though, I believe that I will need to send photoes to your private e-mail adress fro ...
  Topic: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Brit from Norway

Replies: 14
Views: 129339

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:33 pm   Subject: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Hello!
The photoes were taken about Easter in 2005. That day I just put some water in the pot for making tea. The pictures were taken some time after the cooking. I will try to send you more photoe ...
  Topic: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Brit from Norway

Replies: 14
Views: 129339

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 2:22 pm   Subject: Solar box cooker test in London... in November!
Hello again!
In the summer I use the Parvati fairly regularly to cook. I also baked bread in it in a black cooking pot. A small round loaf of bread took two hours. The slow baking made the taste o ...
 
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