Entries by Marice Cumber

Yippee – we’re in chutney-making business!

Yesterday, Daniel, Garfield and I spent the afternoon making green tomato, apple and ginger chutney. It was a mammoth adventure of chopping, weighing, cooking, stirring and potting. All done in a military (ish) fashion, with a few jokes and no major disasters. Daniel has become an expert in chopping (but not onions) and Garfield has […]

Pear and Vanilla Cake

With some of the left-over pears from last week’s session I made a pear and vanilla cake. There was a slight experimental edge to it and, with anticipation, I shared it with the YMCA residents today as we chatted about Accumul8 and its future.

Apple, cardamon and rosewater jam and other stuff…

Today, Sean, Garfield, Daniel and I spent the day making Linda Dagoor’s recipe for apple, cardamon and rosewater jam. We improvised a bit, chatted about foreign countries and started to plan for our first sale of the chutneys and jams on November 16th. We still need to get the branding done and also design the […]

More brilliant news for Accumul8 – it keeps rolling in!

1. The New North London Synagogue has set up a community fruit tree. The community fruit tree is part of their Tikkun Olam (social outreach) initiatives, and they they collect and redistribute surplus fruit and vegetables from allotments etc in the community and give to charities and food banks etc. (Great project!) They are now donating […]