Regular readers of this blog (all two of you, Jane and Christine) will know that i consider food blogging as a creative activity and so that's what I did today. Yesterday, the younger lad and I ate a humungous breakfast...Read More
I'm conscious that I've done a few things this week that I haven't told anyone about. So this is a catch up post. There were pistachio shells ... There were the clay shapes, painted ... And packaged in an experimental...Read More
For any new visitors to this blog, my contributions to my other blog - thebreakfastblog.ie - are part of the creative project. The blog has been quiet since June and this post is shorter than usual but I needed to...Read More
Harissa, as I'm sure you know, is a North African hot chilli paste used as an ingredient in, for example, tagines; for flavouring soups and vegetables, and as a condiment. You can buy it in tins and tubes, much like...Read More
Here's some of the things I did this week. I blogged ... Click on the pic to get to thebreakfastblog.ie I bought some spray satin varnish in a sale in Evans. I was a little concerned that the gouache that...Read More
Mining it. Sometimes my mind buzzes extra hard with ideas and I feel a massive surge of creative energy. When that happens, if I have the time, I try to run with it for as long as I can. The...Read More
As I want to use that wooden spoon, I treated it with stuff called Tung Oil. It’s non toxic and doesn’t go rancid like other oils. Here’s the spoon, Tunged, so to speak. The oil brings out the grain in...Read More
I ordered this last week and it arrived by post a few days ago. It's a carving axe. And it's amazingly, scarily sharp. So I thought I'd give it a road test this afternoon. I had some wood from my...Read More
This morning I've been thinking about how the creative process sometimes works during a day. Let me just preface this by saying that yesterday was the third twelve hour working day on the trot. Not really ideal, and not intentional....Read More
I ate one and, as is customary, loved it. The latest edition of the breakfast blog is here.
Yesterday morning, Christine and I breakfasted in Cinnamon in Ranelagh. It was an expensive but unexceptional breakfast. You can read about it here. Today's creative efforts included writing that blog, playing the ukulele and practicing some strokes with the Chinese...Read More
Made it. Ate it. Blogged about it.
Christine and I ate breakfast yesterday in place called Foam in Terenure. I blogged about it here.