How To Fold Origami 5-Pointed Stars

  After making a few of these stars you will be able to make them easily without my instructions. To get you started I have provided detailed step-by-step instructions with a few tips as well. First of all, we need to begin with a base shape of a pentagon. To learn how to make the […]

How To Fold an Origami Pentagon

  This is a handy shape to know how to fold, and I use this shape as the base for making 5-pointed origami stars, so after you have made this pentagon, please follow this link to be guided though how to make the origami stars:   For reference: For the following pentagon example I […]

Cranberry and Orange Bircher Muesli

    Swiss physician, and pioneer nutritionist, Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867-1939) created Bircher Muesli as part of a healthy eating plan that was an essential part of his therapy for his patients at his sanatorium in Zurich. Bircher-Benner introduced his Bircher Muesli in about 1900 and over the years different versions of this have appeared, but […]

How To Make Trees (or Christmas Trees) Out Of Paperback Books

    This project is quite easy to do, once you get the knack of the folding, it’s just a matter of repeating the process. It is also cheap, as second-hand paperback books don’t cost much; the books I used were discarded from my local library. It was nice to be recycling, or up-cycling, these […]

French Toast made with Sourdough Bread

  French Toast – made with sourdough bread. This is topped with a selection of fruits, cinnamon sugar, maple syrup, and the item in the bottom left corner of the photo is custard. Try it, and you will see that custard is a crucial element on the plate with the sweet eggy bread, and cinnamon […]