Thursday, June 28, 2012

Watching








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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Nettle and Blackcurrant Leaf Cordial Recipe


Breaking the silence, briefly, to bring you this recipe for a delicious foraged summer drink. Nettle and blackcurrant leaf cordial.  You will need:
100g (4 oz) nettle tops. (as long as they haven't started flowering or seeding)
100g blackcurrant leaves
1 kg (2lb) granulated sugar
500ml (about 1 pint) boiling water
40g (1.5 oz) citric acid
mix the sugar, water and citric acid in a large pan until sugar is dissolved.  Bring to the boil and let it seethe for a few minutes.
Add the nettle and blackcurrant leaves to the boiling mix.  Stir and then remove from the heat.
Keep covered in a cool dark place for 5-7 days, stirring every day. Strain and bottle. Store in the fridge. Peasy!

Dilute to taste with water - still or fizzy, or sparkling wine, or add to a GnT.  James is having his with straight tap water.  lovely and refreshing summery drink - sláinte!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Community










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Monday, June 11, 2012

Seeing the light











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Friday, June 1, 2012

Cutting the peats



{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savour and remember.  
With Soulemama xx

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