An engineer’s approach to cooking

Many enterpreneurs say that if they knew how hard it would be, they would never start it. I might still say that one day, but this day is not today. This post is all about my failures that I encountered while preparing berries and other ingredients for the Mellis...

Three iterations of product development

Having worked in various software companies I am used to very fast development cycles. You build a small feature in two weeks, ship it to customers, collect feedback, iterate. This way you can move much faster and do not worry too much about breaking things. How can...

Producer’s license

How do you get a license for producing food? (Good news is finally I got mine!) In European Union it is possible to produce food for sale at home. You don’t need a commercial kitchen for that. This is how I started with making Mellis Berry delights (and will...

Daily ramblings

Never play with food. That’s what I’ve been told million times in school and at home. But without breaking the rules I wouldn’t have come up with some of the awesome experiments that will soon see the light. And I wouldn’t have learned myself...

Honey and software engineering

Being a software developer helps with many things. First and foremost I have grand plans at automating my production setup (which I haven’t got yet, but eventually will). While everyone is still asleep I’m spending my sunny Sunday morning writing a simple...

Blueberry honey delight and my progress

The sad news is that we ran out of blueberry honey delights. The good news is we still have the respberry one. Even better news is that summer is approaching fast and soon there will be a new batch of delights with fresh honey! I am still working on the documents to...