Friday, August 28 2015
By Mike on Friday, August 28 2015, 15:32
During 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.
Wednesday, August 19 2015
By Mike on Wednesday, August 19 2015, 22:39
A bit of urban foraging right outside my workplace - I found a greengage tree.
Sunday, July 26 2015
By Mike on Sunday, July 26 2015, 13:28
This 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.
Monday, May 4 2015
By Mike on Monday, May 4 2015, 19:22
Some things have a clear and obvious opposite; Up is the opposite of down.
Others, not so much. So what's the opposite of meatballs?
Saturday, April 18 2015
By Mike on Saturday, April 18 2015, 22:37
This is an experimental recipe to infuse bacon into a coating for pieces of fried chicken.
Sunday, April 5 2015
By Mike on Sunday, April 5 2015, 12:07
Here are some more attempts at IKEA foodhacking - including a fruity bran cake, upside-down pudding and beer-berry-glazed meatballs
Saturday, April 4 2015
By Mike on Saturday, April 4 2015, 19:55
There'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...
Monday, March 23 2015
By Mike on Monday, March 23 2015, 22:35
It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here - the new Atomic Shrimp Website. Sort of quite like the old one.
Saturday, March 7 2015
By Mike on Saturday, March 7 2015, 11:01
This is a food experiment borne out of wordplay as much as anything else - two-layered Spam fritters inspired by the popular Jammie Dodgers biscuit...
Sunday, March 1 2015
By Mike on Sunday, March 1 2015, 12:50
My 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.