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

Making Margherita pizza from scratch at home

Making Margherita pizza from scratch at home

This is a blog post on making Margherita pizza from scratch at home. I love making pizza basically is because my family loves to eat them. It is a bit like the English cheese on toast. My Italian friends would definitely disagree with me, however!! […]

How to sew pants opening with concealed pockets

How to sew pants opening with concealed pockets

This is a blog post on how to sew pants opening with concealed pockets. I have recently sewn pants from a pattern from Fibre mood. for anyone that doesn’t much about fibre mood magazine here a review, I did on it about a year ago. […]

Growing and harvesting winter squash

Growing and harvesting winter squash

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting winter squash. Winter squash can be a few different varieties. Winter squashes are all from the cucurbit family and they come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The taste does vary as well some are […]

Ang Ku Kuih (Sweet tortoise kuih)

Ang Ku Kuih (Sweet tortoise kuih)

This is a recipe for making Ang Ku Kui at home from scratch. Ang ku kuih means tortoise kuih is actually originates from southern China Fujian. Also known as Angkoo it is eaten in many countries in South East Asia like Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. […]

Putu piring snack homemade recipe

Putu piring snack homemade recipe

This is a blog post on making putu piring snack homemade recipes. Putu piring means snack (not sure if it is the right translation) plate. also known as a steamed rice cake. It is a sweet steamed rice coconut-base snack found in Singapore and Malaysia. […]

Growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria

Growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria

This blog post is about growing and harvesting Persicaria tinctoria. I bought some dye plants online in Italy while I was on holiday last year. The reason for this is that I couldn’t get hold of the seeds or cuttings online in the UK. If […]

Loofah egg and pancetta stir fry

Loofah egg and pancetta stir fry

This blog post is about a recipe on loofah, egg, and pancetta stir fry. Lufa or also called loofah yes the same ones that you use as a sponge when it’s young it is edible. It is available to buy in decent Asian grocers or […]