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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Sunday, December 7 2014

Metal Cutlery Sculpture - Alfred The Grate

alfredthegratethumb.jpgThis was a quick Sunday afternoon project to make a metal sculpture out of old tableware...

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Saturday, November 1 2014

Trumpet Chanterelles

trumpetchanterellesthumb.jpgOut for a walk in the woods, to enjoy the autumn foliage, I very nearly overlooked an abundant crop of Trumpet Chanterelles.

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Wednesday, October 8 2014

Made With Hartt - Community Fusion

madewithharttthumb.jpgOctober 2014 - Gift shopping can be really tiresome and it often seems like every place is the same as the next, but every once in a while, I stumble across a little pocket of unique and inspiring difference.

Here's an example of that - a little shop in Portsmouth called Made With Hartt.

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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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