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On this page I keep track of my current Smart Home setup, built around Home Assistant, Deconz and Node-RED. So, if you are interested in my setup please read on. The list of devices I use has grown organically over time, sometimes based on a certain need (like a proper...

In a previous post I showed a wake-up light using Home Assistant and the default YAML configuration. In this post I’ll show my current setup which makes use of Node-RED. As with my previous system, this wake-up light’s function is to light up my complete bedroom just before I need...

Ruby chocolate’s distinctive flavour gives the possibility to try out new flavour combinations. Here I discuss the process of making ruby bonbons and a few ingredients that I found match well with ruby chocolate. Contents: Tempering ruby chocolate Making colored chocolate shells Making the bonbons Bonbon fillings 1. Tempering ruby...