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

Courgette/ Squash Blossom fritters

Courgette/ Squash Blossom fritters

This is a blog post on how to cook courgette/ squash blossom fritters. Around this time of the year (June to August) courgette, squashes, zucchini and marrow produce flowers that are edible. These flowers / blossoms are sometimes produced in abundance particularly when the plants […]

Growing and harvesting corn lamb lettuce

Growing and harvesting corn lamb lettuce

This blog post is on growing and harvesting corn lamb lettuce. It is also called as corn lettuce or lamb lettuce. simply because the size and the shape of the leaves resemble of lamb’s tongue. Corn lamb lettuce is an easy to grow lettuce that […]

Sewing elastic shirring in garments

Sewing elastic shirring in garments

This is a blog post on sewing elastic shirring in garments. Elastic shirring is commonly seen in children’s garments. It’s used to make collars and sleeves. As it’s elastic it can stretch easily and at the same time giving shape to the garment. In recent […]

Tomato and tofu fried rice how to cook it at home

Tomato and tofu fried rice how to cook it at home

This is a blog post on how to cook tomato and tofu fried rice. It is a vegan/ plant-based main dish. Easy to make all in one cooking under 30 minutes. While it’s better to use chilled rice it is possible to use freshly cooking […]

Growing and harvesting mashua

Growing and harvesting mashua

This blog post is about growing and harvesting mashua. Mashua is a tuber-like an oca tuber. It’s scientific name is Tropaeolum tuberosum. It has origins from the Andes. The Andes climate has similar to the UK, therefore, it is suitable to grow in overcast misty […]

Coconut pancake (Kuih Ketayap)

Coconut pancake (Kuih Ketayap)

This is a blog post on how to make Coconut pancakes (Kuih Ketayap). It is a coconut milk-based pancake that is originated from Malaysia. Commonly sold in street food stalls as a snack. It is not easy to obtain freshly grated coconut abroad I use […]

Elderflower cordial making it at home

Elderflower cordial making it at home

This is a blog post on how to make elderflower cordial at home. Elderflower comes from elderflower tree which is easy grown. To make this cordial you will need to find some fresh elderflower. They are normally available some time end of April to early […]