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

Growing and harvesting Marigold

Growing and harvesting Marigold

This blog post is on growing and harvesting marigold. Marigold is easy to grow as an annual flowering plant. In the UK it would not survive come wintertime. Marigold flowers in small amounts it is edible. In my previous post, I have written a similar […]

Fabric dyeing with weld

Fabric dyeing with weld

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with weld. Weld also known as reseda luteal. It is actually weed that grows wild in the woods. It is one of the few yellow dyes that are lasting (not fade easily) dyes if it is used […]

Paru Berlado (Fiery spicy lung) home cooking

Paru Berlado (Fiery spicy lung) home cooking

This is a recipe on how to cook paru berlado (fiery spicy lung). It is a classic Malaysian Malay dish commonly found in street stalls. It serves as a side dish or in nasi kerabu. The lung is a cheap cut of offal to buy […]

Chicken liver curry

Chicken liver curry

The is a blog post on cooking chicken liver curry. Chicken liver is cheaply available from supermarkets this recipe has got strong spicy flavors that will counteract the taste of chicken liver. This recipe is available in different versions as one uses some the different […]

Growing and harvesting Celtuce stem

Growing and harvesting Celtuce stem

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Celtuce stem. Celtuce is a cross between celery and lettuce. It is normally used in stir-fries in Chinese cooking. Here is a recipe on how to cook Celtuce stir fry. Celtuce stem can also be pickled, […]

How to make mugwort dumplings for Qing Ming festival

How to make mugwort dumplings for Qing Ming festival

This is a blog post on how to make traditional Qing Ming mugwort dumplings. These dumplings are also known as Qingtuan (青团). These dumplings are cook during the Qing Ming festival. It is normal to happen around Easter time. The festival is celebrated and pays […]

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

Here is a blog post on how to eco print fabric using the microwave. Eco print simply means producing natural prints on fabrics. It uses flowers and leaves to produce prints using natural dyes and mordants. I have started knowing about this craft sometime last […]