Friday, August 28, 2015

Mussels

mussels2thumb.jpgDuring a short coastal break in Cornwall, I found many of my favourite and familiar wild foods - including some lovely mussels.

NB: This article contains an important addendum about safety.  Please read in full before doing any of the things described here.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Greengages

greengages5.jpgA bit of urban foraging right outside my workplace - I found a greengage tree.

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Anti-Meatballs (An Experimental Recipe)

antimeatballsthumb.jpgSome things have a clear and obvious opposite; Up is the opposite of down.

Others, not so much.  So what's the opposite of meatballs?

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bacon-Battered Chicken Nuggets

baconbatteredchickenthumb.jpgThis is an experimental recipe to infuse bacon into a coating for pieces of fried chicken.

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

IKEA Foodhacks - Three More Halfbaked Ideas

ikeafoodhacks3_6.jpgHere are some more attempts at IKEA foodhacking - including a fruity bran cake, upside-down pudding and beer-berry-glazed meatballs

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Saturday, April 4, 2015

IKEA Foodhacks - Ocean Pie

ikeafoodhacks1thumb.jpgThere's been a lot written about IKEA Hacking - where two or more articles of furniture an/or hardware are assembled together into a custom build. But can the same principle be applied to the items in the IKEA Foodmarket range? Let's give it a try...

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Spammy Dodgers

spammydodgersthumb.jpgThis is a food experiment borne out of wordplay as much as anything else - two-layered Spam fritters inspired by the popular Jammie Dodgers biscuit...

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Sweet Chestnut Biscuits

chestnutbiscuitsthumb.jpgAnother great year for sweet chestnuts - too many for the squirrels and jays to cope with, so I was able to collect a large basket full of them.

Let's see what we can make with this wild bounty - starting with Sweet Chestnut Biscuits.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Chequers - Wild Service Tree

chequersthumb.jpgA few weeks ago, I found a Wild Service tree alongside a footpath near my home, fruiting very prolifically.

I returned at the end of September to collect some of the fruit.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Blackberry Fool

blackberryfoolthumb.jpgSeptember 2014 - The blackberries seem a bit late this year, but now they're here, they're fantastic!

Let's make something that really shows off their delicious flavour and aroma - Blackberry Fool.

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