Weather this morning turned very windy, wet and dark enough to need the lights on all day ! so decided to make some pastry for the birds; plain flour, mix of lard and beef dripping, mild cheddar cheese, berry suet pellets, kibbled peanuts and filtered water !
The pink powder is what is left at the bottom of the storage box and the berry suet which has crumbled to powder dust - no good wasting so all goes into the pastry mix.
you can tell how dark a day it was, even with the lights on it was dark lol
18 rolls, 15 of them now in the freezer, other three chilling for a few hours or overnight in the fridge before it gets dished out to the birds.
So......... what u waiting for ? ............................ lol
Past customers ! ................................
doesn't get any better than this next one when the Long tailed tits land by your hand !!
Gorgeous Hazy, those LTT's are always good to see, surprised that Nutty fancied the pastry too. Mind you with everything you put in it would probably be nice for us too when baked:-)
Awwwww, Hazel, those LTTs are just adorable!
I was up my ladder cleaning windows on this nice sunny afternoon when I heard the distinct chirruping sound of the lollipops so raced in the house and grabbed the camera before they disappeared again !
line up..........line up ..............form an orderly queue lol !!
and the LTT's weren't the only ones who fancied the pastry ................
Great pics Alan; someone's moulting an it's not the Cyril lol I'll take the bird, and you can keep the tree rat !
She'll have it in fo you, in fo you!!!!!
It's amazing how quick these move when you tell them Hazel's on her way!!
It's those open beaks Alan, the other birds vanish when starlings arrive, piranha have nothing on them. Have you seen the holes in the garden when they have been around, no need to do any aeriating of the soil!!!
Alan W said:They can demolish a ball of pastry bigger than a Tennis ball in about 3 minutes.
post edit: I've got salad leaves, tomato, avocado, beetroot and chicken slices for my lunch ! Another chicken is in the oven - for the corvids LOL (well the carcass and off cuts) !
You're not far off LOL
They can demolish a ball of pastry bigger than a Tennis ball in about 3 minutes.
lol Alan, no wonder you need 40 blocks of lard a week !!!
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