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« Reply #31140 on: September 09, 2019, 02:19:15 PM »

What is a Wimberry? It sounds like a song by Karl Denver.

I'm surprised you've not heard of The Travelling Wimberries.
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« Reply #31141 on: September 09, 2019, 03:09:59 PM »


Was at a shoot dinner on the south Welsh borders and the host was very proud to offer us locally picked Wimberry pie, very nice too

First time I had heard of it and the last
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« Reply #31142 on: September 09, 2019, 03:34:50 PM »


Was at a shoot dinner on the south Welsh borders and the host was very proud to offer us locally picked Wimberry pie, very nice too

First time I had heard of it and the last


It’s so much a Welsh delicacy that it features on the Brecon Beacons website. It’s a supper super food too.
http://www.breconbeacons.org/wimberries
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« Reply #31143 on: September 10, 2019, 10:58:21 AM »

Can find sloes where I am also for the Xmas gin, now if anyone could get hold of a kilo of wimberries for me to make a mucky mouth pie I'd love you forever.

Wimberry is a new one on me as well. We stopped making sloe gin, found a well sweetened sloe vodka the ideal hipflask tipple for a cold winter.

Edit, bilberry or blaeberry up north of the wall. Never found enough to bother with a pie though.


We make more sloe vodka than gin these days too. Mrs Red collects little fancy bottles throughout the year and we give it away as presents.

A wimberry/bilberry/whortleberry is a tiny blue berry (smaller than a blackcurrant) found on moorland and makes the most delicious fruit pie I've every tasted, closely followed by gooseberry imho.

It's a labour of love to pick enough for a pie, you need about a kilo and they are tiny, the bushes are sparse, small and are one of the prickliest bushes in the world, you end up incredibly scratched and bloody. Sloes are easy peasy in comparison.

I make sloe gin and vodka and then use the berries again to make sloe sherry which is gorgeous, the nicest sherry I have made is plum. I have on the go in the kitchen at the moment: rhubarb gin, rhubarb and ginger gin, raspberry vodka, sloe vodka, blackcurrant vodka, violet vodka & plum sherry.

I boxes of small bottles and a fair bit is given as presents to friends at Xmas. A friend gave me a bottle of her home made rumtopf last year and that is lovely. It's too late to make a batch this year and I didn't have the time until it was too late but I'll make some next year all being well.

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« Reply #31144 on: September 10, 2019, 10:59:25 AM »

What is a Wimberry? It sounds like a song by Karl Denver.

I'm surprised you've not heard of The Travelling Wimberries.

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« Reply #31145 on: September 10, 2019, 11:06:06 AM »

Can find sloes where I am also for the Xmas gin, now if anyone could get hold of a kilo of wimberries for me to make a mucky mouth pie I'd love you forever.

Wimberry is a new one on me as well. We stopped making sloe gin, found a well sweetened sloe vodka the ideal hipflask tipple for a cold winter.

Edit, bilberry or blaeberry up north of the wall. Never found enough to bother with a pie though.


We make more sloe vodka than gin these days too. Mrs Red collects little fancy bottles throughout the year and we give it away as presents.

A wimberry/bilberry/whortleberry is a tiny blue berry (smaller than a blackcurrant) found on moorland and makes the most delicious fruit pie I've every tasted, closely followed by gooseberry imho.

It's a labour of love to pick enough for a pie, you need about a kilo and they are tiny, the bushes are sparse, small and are one of the prickliest bushes in the world, you end up incredibly scratched and bloody. Sloes are easy peasy in comparison.

I make sloe gin and vodka and then use the berries again to make sloe sherry which is gorgeous, the nicest sherry I have made is plum. I have on the go in the kitchen at the moment: rhubarb gin, rhubarb and ginger gin, raspberry vodka, sloe vodka, blackcurrant vodka, violet vodka & plum sherry.

I boxes of small bottles and a fair bit is given as presents to friends at Xmas. A friend gave me a bottle of her home made rumtopf last year and that is lovely. It's too late to make a batch this year and I didn't have the time until it was too late but I'll make some next year all being well.



Also good to add used sloes into apple pie
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« Reply #31146 on: September 10, 2019, 11:37:52 AM »

Mrs Red puts used gin & vodka soaked sloes into melted chocolate blobs and then moulds them into simple shapes as liqueurs. They are the most popular of all the sloe products. 
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« Reply #31147 on: September 10, 2019, 11:50:32 AM »

Mrs Red puts used gin & vodka soaked sloes into melted chocolate blobs and then moulds them into simple shapes as liqueurs. They are the most popular of all the sloe products. 

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« Reply #31148 on: September 10, 2019, 02:30:15 PM »

<3 Gooseberries.
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« Reply #31149 on: September 10, 2019, 03:37:15 PM »

Bollocks bollocks bollocks!

Critical part, so I measured it 5 times.

Wanted to drill at 4 inches, actually drilled at 14 centimetres.

Fuck decimalisation.




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« Reply #31150 on: September 10, 2019, 05:25:27 PM »

How do things like this happen, and how come I haven't noticed it in the last 10 years?

The sink isn't tilted, it's level, but look how much the tiles are offset at the top.

The basin is actually warped at one end, the clay must have settled a bit before they fired it.


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« Reply #31151 on: September 10, 2019, 05:26:07 PM »

Bollocks bollocks bollocks!

Critical part, so I measured it 5 times.

Wanted to drill at 4 inches, actually drilled at 14 centimetres.

Fuck decimalisation.




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Way out Tom, you been on dat sloe gin obviously
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« Reply #31152 on: September 10, 2019, 06:31:52 PM »

750mm Square laminated splashback from the kitchen shop = £104.


750mm Square laminated table top from IKEA = £15.


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« Reply #31153 on: September 10, 2019, 06:36:33 PM »


Very nice job Tom, but you are gonna struggle to eat your tea off that.
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« Reply #31154 on: September 10, 2019, 06:37:51 PM »

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