Attractive Handmade Decorations for the Home

Here kitty kitty

Meet my new friend – sits quietly, no muck or mess and certainly no feeding!

It was whilst I was having a random moment, I thought I’d conjure up this little miss.  Pleased with the result, I thought I’d add her to my website, although I’m tempted to keep her….

Whilst being on the random setting this week, I thought I’d make some of this –

Piccalilli!  Probably a bit like Marmite – you either love it or hate it.  We only tend to have it at Christmas and whilst watching River Cottage last week, and seeing how easy it was, I thought I’d give it a go.

I used cucumber, radishes, cauliflower and french beans.  You have to soak them in salted water for 24 hrs, then boil the veg in sugar, distilled vinegar and ginger for 5 mins.  Add mustard powder, flour and cumin a little while later, you have your Piccalilli.

Extremely easy, but the downside is that we’ve got to wait 3 months for it to mature.  I think Christmas will be fine!

Still having empty shelves in my new ‘larder’ I made some very easy orange and ginger marmalade with regular oranges, sugar and crystallised ginger – scrummy.

Have a lovely weekend whatever you do!


Leave a Comment

Personalised Gifts

The Blueberry Patch provide a gorgeous range of personalised gifts to choose from.

Our items are made to your requirements and putting those special personal finishing touches to your gifts makes them even more loved by the owner,


Wooden Signs and Hearts

The Blueberry Patch have a selection of fun and attractive wooden signs for round the home and some pretty wooden hearts that will dress up any room in a special way.

See our wide range of decorative hearts and other hanging items throughout our product pages.

Copyright © 2018 The Blueberry Patch - All Rights Reserved. Admin