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 !!
Going down well Hazel.
Fresh batch of pastry made yesterday
Never seen one :(
Oooooh is that a female yellowhammer again Alan, eating pastry too, well I'm blowed.
Yep, Alan, what Hazy said--gorgeous little birds and the last one I saw was not far from where you are but probably at least 20 years ago or more!
what stunning looking birds they are Alan in their bright plumage; I did manage to see a few in Northumbria last month but didn't have any pastry with me lol Great pics as always.
I want one too!!!!!! Evidently my pastry lacks the special something that you both put in as I don't get either the Yellowhammer or Jay(:
Fabulous pics from you both.
HAZY said: although it may be fat-cake in this instance - I have to make a fresh supply of pastry today unless the shops have run out of lard due to a certain chap in Sheffield lol
There is a shortage here too, it used to be unlimited order from Morrisons but now limited to 24...Tesco is still ok though..hopefully got 40 blocks coming Tuesday.
Can't spare a Yellowhammer..sorry.
Send me that Yellowhammer Alan and I may send you a Jay in exchange !
More pastry customers here ….. although it may be fat-cake in this instance - I have to make a fresh supply of pastry today unless the shops have run out of lard due to a certain chap in Sheffield lol
this was from the other day
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