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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Steak And Kidney Pie

steakandkidneypiethumb.jpgFebruary 2014 - I love pies, and the very best of pies (in my opinion) is a Steak and Kidney pie.

Here's how I make the perfect, rich, meaty filling for this, the King of Pies!

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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Hot Cross Gingerbread Melon Pan

hotcrossgingerbreadmelonpanthumb.JPGJapanese Melon Pan is a kind of sweet bread roll, with a crumbly, sugary cookie crust.

Here's a new twist - a fruited hot cross bun, wrapped in gingerbread - Hot Cross Gingerbread Melon Pan!

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Sunday, December 29, 2013

More Plastic Moulding - Re-Making A Missing Handle

plasticmoulding4thumb.jpgHere's another plastic moulding project - this time, to make a new handle for a broken horn serving ladle.

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Sprout And Stilton Soup

sproutandstiltonthumb.jpgDecember 2013 - here's a recipe that's perfect for the interval between Christmas and New Year - a delicious warming soup made from Stilton Cheese and Brussels Sprouts

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Chickweed Pakora

chickweedpakorathumb.jpgOctober 2013 - Nearly everything in the vegetable garden has come to an end now... except the weeds.

So to make use of a lush carpet of chickweed that has taken over, here's a recipe for making it into spicy pakora fritters.

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Making A Cider Press

ciderpressthumb.jpgHere's a project to make a cheap and simple press for apples (and maybe cheese), from readily available materials and components.

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Reed Corn Dolly

reedcorndollythumb.jpgTraditional corn dolly making uses stalks of wheat or barley, but anything else long and flexible enough should work - I used five stalks of common rush (Juncus effusus) to make this.

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Garlic Mustard Seeds

garlicmustard3_thumb.jpgI've already given this plant (Garlic Mustard) two chances as a wild vegetable - and found it disappointing. Let's have one more go.

But this time, instead of the leaves, I'm going to try eating the ripe seeds.

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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Things With Accidental Faces

thingswithaccidentalfacesthumb.jpgFor a few years now, I've been collecting photographs of things that look like they have faces - here's a video slideshow of some of them.

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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Replicative Fading - An Exploration Of The Beauty Of Information Decay

replicativefadingthumb.jpgHave you ever wondered what happens if you scan a printed document, then scan and print the copy, then scan and print the copy, again and again, over and over?

This video explores the effect of just such an experiment.

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