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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Sunday, July 26 2015

Making A Wooden Whistle

DSCF0951thumb.JPGThis was a quick Saturday morning project to do something that's been on my To Do list for years and years - try to make a wooden whistle completely from scratch.

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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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Monday, March 23 2015

The New Site

It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here - the new Atomic Shrimp Website. Sort of quite like the old one.

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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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Sunday, March 1 2015

Pewter Casting With Cuttlebones

cuttlebone2.jpgMy daughter is working on an art project related to postal services and asked for my help with a bit of metal casting - this seemed like an ideal opportunity to do something I have heard of, but not yet tried - pewter casting into cuttlebone moulds.

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