Interesting North (part one).

“Fish is brain food, and so is this.”

I stole that line from a song I like (Aaron T. Beck by Vegetables). It seemed as good a way as any for explaining what Interesting North was supposed to be. up the north.

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Sloe Process.

This evening, we started the long process towards homemade sloe gin. It is a very exciting thing.

This is the basic recipe that we have used:

  • 1lb (450g) sloe berries
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 1litre gin (bog standard, no need for Hendrick’s or similar)

Words about, and pictures of, berries