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Making A Reed Corn Dolly

Making A Reed Corn Dolly

Here's an instructional video on making something similar to a corn dolly, out of five stalks of common rush.

Acorn Falafel

Acorn Falafel

While I was preparing acorns for cakes, I noticed their similarity to chickpeas in texture, flavour and consistency. I thought it would be interesting to try making them into a savoury snack - acorn falafel



April 2011 - we're in Minehead, Somerset, and there is a great abundance of a wild food I've often seen, but the time or season hasn't been right to give it a try, but this time, it's fresh and available - it's Alexanders

Latest Lost Gloves

Found glove No. 577:

2010/12/05 - Black 'thinsulate' - Botley

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Blue String Pudding

Blue String Pudding

April 2014 - This is an experimental dessert recipe, inspired by a fond childhood memory of The Clangers.

The Clangers were pink, mouse-like aliens that starred in a stop-motion animated series in the late 1960s to early 1970s - one of the foods they loved to eat was called Blue String Pudding.

Lardy Cake

Bacon Topped Lardy Cake

April 2014 - This is a recipe for Lardy Cake, with a difference - it's topped with a crunchy mix of sugar and crispy, salty bacon.

Cray-con - Bacon Coloured Crayon!

Cray-con - Bacon Coloured Crayon!

April 2014 - Colouring by numbers - Ho Hum. Colour this part red. Colour this part blue. Colour this part bacon. What?

We've all been there - right? - well, now there's a way to colour things in bacon without all that tedious hand-drawing of bacon rasher texture - introducing Cray-con - the bacon coloured crayon.

Moth And Lightbulb Automaton

Moth And Lightbulb Automaton

March 2014 - I love moths, but there are times of the year when they are seldom seen.

To make up for this shortfall, I decided I will make a fluttering moth automaton.

Bronze Effect Book

Bronze Effect Book

March 2014 - Another pocket notebook makeover - this time, I wanted to create the effect of a panel of cast, burnished bronze with an ornate organic design of vines and tendrils.

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