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Eggs, and cooking with them

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:47

 ...and for the record isinglass is obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish. 

Eggs, and cooking with them

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:43
KEF wrote (see)

David..this was 1971 !!!   God how tight were my parents?  Think the old chap who gave Dad the urn told him what to do. I still call the Urn " Harold H.... " after him. He was a great help / inspiration in Dad's early gardening years. Even if he tried to poison the kids.

I'll take a picture of it, not thrilling, but hey...olden times

Flora, very sorry I have waffled on and gone off your subject. Hope someone has some more sensible ideas.

I'm saying nowt about Yorkshire folk and their brass!

Camera Corner

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:39
Fairygirl wrote (see)

David - I had no idea you were so handsome....

 

Can't stand cheeky kids!

Camera Corner

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:37
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/0cd45331-5fe8-48a9-93ad-227fbd309eec_zps339b937e.jpg

 

KEF wrote (see)

David all I do is point the camera, I love it.

It's every other shot I'm poor at. Think the camera has decided it only likes flowers

Can't accept this defeatism, KEF......cropping lessons are looming.

Camera Corner

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:27

Great shots, Fairy....the last one would pass for me before breakfast.

Eggs, and cooking with them

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:21

KEF - it was done as a wartime measure to preserve eggs....the slimy stuff was called isinglass. 

 

Eggs, and cooking with them

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:16

Hi, Phillippa...well if your interests are shared between gardening & poultry, there is an active little section on this forum: www.allotments4all.co.uk/

inspiration

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 20:04

Can't say it inspired me greatly, but I remember in the infants class, sprouting bean seeds in a jam jar.

The idea was to line the jar with blotting paper, then place a couple of bean seeds between the blotting paper the inside of the glass, then add a little water to the jar.

Fascinating to watch the roots & stem emerge from the seed, sustained by nothing but damp blotting paper.

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 19:52

Nice architectural shots, Ann.

Showing off your close-up talents again, KEF  Thought before I enlarged it, it was a gentian...but then realised it was an anemone.

Beautiful 'gentian' blue!  

Eggs, and cooking with them

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 19:37

Hi, Flora.....at this rate you'll be running the risk of getting egg-bound.

Like you I keep chickens (come to think of it I started a 'chicken keeping thread' here, ages ago) and my outlet for surplus eggs is firstly my family and the rest I sell to neighbours for £1 per half dozen....that seems to work.

Like you I prefer to rear my own for the table, but TBH I can't be doing with the preparation these days.

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