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Blackberry brandy recipe

September 24, 2013
Author: Hannah

Eden’s foraging expert Emma Gunn shares an easy blackberry brandy recipe for the autumn – part of our Harvest Festival season. This blackberry brandy is delicious drunk neat, made into a long drink with soda water or lemonade – or poured over a dessert like ice cream or sponge pudding. Mmm… Ingredients and equipment 1 [...]

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Measuring chilli heat with the Scoville scale

September 17, 2013
Author: Tom

To celebrate our Chilli Festival on 21-24 September 2013 (part of Eden’s Harvest Festival) we’d like to share with you how a moustachioed pharmacist gave his name to the Scoville scale – a way to measure the pungency or spicy heat of chilli peppers. At our Chilli Festival you can sample chillies, listen to fascinating culinary and horticultural [...]

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How to drink beer, by beer sommelier Sophie Atherton

September 12, 2013
Author: Guest

Guardian journalist and beer sommelier Sophie Atherton explains how to get the best out of your brew – as part of our Beer, Wine and Cider Week this Harvest Festival. Sophie’s talk on beer will take place at the Eden Project at 1pm on Thursday 3 October 2013. Everyone knows how to drink beer. Lift [...]

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How to make homemade ice cream in a bag – by Charlie Francis

September 10, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

You can see ice cream wizard Charlie Francis of Lick Me I’m Delicious give a live demo at Eden’s Harvest Festival on Wednesday 11 September 2013! At Eden on 11 September, Charlie will be using a mix of the Eden Project’s own Extra-Ordinary Ice Cream to throw an edible ice cream pot on his portable gramophone pottery [...]

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Recipe for pesto, balsamic and garlic bread by John Whaite, winner of The Great British Bake Off

September 4, 2013
Author: Tom

You can see Great British Bake off winner John Whaite give a live cooking demo at Eden’s Harvest Festival on Wednesday 11 September 2013! Here’s the recipe he’ll be making.   Ingredients 400g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 1 tsp salt 7g fast-action yeast (1 sachet) 280ml tepid water For the garlic pesto [...]

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Recipe for Korean duck tacos by MasterChef winner Tim Anderson

September 2, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

You can see MasterChef winner Tim Anderson give a live cooking demo at Eden’s Harvest Festival on Friday 13 September 2013! Here’s the recipe he’ll be making: a Korean take on a Mexican classic. Ingredients Kimchi 1/4 Savoy or Napa cabbage 1 garlic clove 1 spring onion, white part only 1 tbsp sea salt 1 [...]

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How to save seeds

September 15, 2012
Author: Hannah

Seed saving is a cheap way of growing vegetables the following year, showing kids the lifecycle of plants, and is a nice thing to do ahead of a seed exchange. Find out how to save seeds in this video, with help from Eden Project gardener Catherine Cutler. Or follow our instructions below. How to save [...]

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Recipe for Cornish rockpool dashi by Michael Smith of Porthminster Beach Cafe

September 14, 2012
Author: Tom

To celebrate Eden’s Harvest Festival this September, we’re bringing you a selection of recipes, ideas and creations to celebrate this special season. Today Michael Smith of Porthminster Beach Cafe gives us a Cornish take on a Japanese broth. Michael and Ryan Venning, Head Chef at The Herring at Bedruthan Steps Hotel, will be giving a demo of [...]

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Recipe for roast chicken maple vegetables and roasting juices by Paul Ainsworth

September 10, 2012
Author: Tom

To celebrate Eden’s Harvest Festival this September, we’re bringing you a selection of recipes, ideas and creations to celebrate this special season. Today Padstow chef Paul Ainsworth tells us how to make a delicious chicken dish.  Paul will be giving a demonstration at our Harvest Festival at 3.30pm on Tuesday 11 September 2012. Ingredients 4 chicken legs [...]

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Cider photography by Bill Bradshaw

September 10, 2012
Author: Guest

To celebrate Eden’s Harvest Festival this September, we’re bringing you a selection of recipes, ideas and creations to celebrate this special season. Today Bill Bradshaw of IAMCIDER shows us his beautiful cider photography. Bill will be giving a talk and tasting session at Eden today (Monday 10 September) at 1pm. I might just be the luckiest [...]

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