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Thursday, December 13, 2012

End Of The World Pickle

eotwpthumb.jpgDecember 13, 2012 - The world is about to end! Oh Noes!

Time for action - I thought I'd make something that can't be used until 2013 - to tangibly demonstrate how seriously I take these prophecies of doom.

This is End Of The World Pickle.

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Friday, July 2, 2010


walnutsthumb.JPGWalnut trees are not uncommon on chalk downland in the South of England - I found some at St Catherines Hill near Winchester.

It's not going to be easy to beat the squirrels when the nuts are fully mature, but in early summer when they're stlll soft and green, they can be gathered for pickling.

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Marsh Samphire

marshsamphire5__2_.JPGI took the family to Keyhaven with the intention of fishing for spider crabs off the rocks of Hurst Spit, but this plan was foiled by high winds - whipping up the solent into big swells and breakers - crabbing was definitely not on the cards.

Determined not to return home empty-handed, we went for a walk around Keyhaven harbour and out beside the salt marsh toward Lymington. There, we found Marsh Samphire in great abundance.

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