Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker gardener

Maker gardener

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.


Recent Posts

How to sew a scrunchie/ hair twist free pattern

How to sew a scrunchie/ hair twist free pattern

It has been a while since I wrote a blog post on making things at home. Now here is a blog post on making a scrunchie/ hair twist at home. I got long hair therefore, I use a scrunchie hair twist to tie my hair […]

Growing and harvesting Courgette Tromboncino

Growing and harvesting Courgette Tromboncino

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting courgette tromboncino. Last year I have grown it in my garden. I must say it is a great courgette variety to grow. Courgette Tromboncino simply in Italian means Trumpets. It is also known as Courgette Albenga. […]

Pineapple buns (Hong Kong bakery style)

Pineapple buns (Hong Kong bakery style)

This blog post is on how to bake pineapple buns (Hong Kong bakery style). Also known as bolo buns (港式菠萝包). It doesn’t contain any pineapples. Some recipes use Roux which is basically a thickening sauce. I have omitted the roux in making milk buns base […]

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup

This is a blog post of making pumpkin soup. I harvested some curcubita pumpkin in my garden in Autumn. Now it’s winter and i have decided to make some soup of these pumpkin I grew. It is much smaller compared to the ones seen in […]

Natural fabric printing on madder

Natural fabric printing on madder

This is another series of my experiences in natural fabric printing on madder this time. Madder is a quite an old dye plant that can be grown in the UK or colder climates. It yields a lovely pink hue red. I have just recently acquired […]

Mini apple clafoutis bites

Mini apple clafoutis bites

This is a blog post on making mini apple clafoutis. It’s September and it’s apple harvest time. It is a great recipe to celebrate apples and make something out of apples. This recipe is adapted and translated from Montersino’s original recipe. Montersino from what I […]

Pig intestines cleaning and preparing

Pig intestines cleaning and preparing

This blog post is on pig intestines cleaning and preparing. If you find the idea of touching or smelling intestines revolting as some do just don’t read this post. If you like eating sausages guess where some of the casing comes from. For some who […]