Taking inspiration from Pliny the Elder’s tips for cooking larvae that can be found in Naturalis Historia, my vernal menu offers an electric ensemble of line-caught salmon bathed in its eclectic juices of tabla and hang, an assortment of hexagonal canapés of fresh larvae drizzled with a spoonful of Limehouse honey, a vegetable consommé of…Read More
Composed by Catherine Kontz Commissioned by Huddersfield Contemporary Music festival Written for and Performed by Monica Germino (violins) and Frank Van der Weij (Sound Engineer) at the Huddersfield Contemporary muisc Festival 2010 4 1/2 Tatami for Monica Germino The score of 4 ½ Tatami is a floor-map measuring roughly 3m x 3m when assembled. It…Read More
WINTERY DANCES, ELIZABETHAN TALES, PONTEFRACT CAKES AND A SPOONFUL OF LARVAE TO BEAT THE WINTER BLUES!
WINTER 2010 Whilst the shortest days of the year have caused havoc by painting wintery landscapes and dipping our toes into more snow than we had prepared for, here are seven tips to get you through to spring with a smile on your face. Don’t hide away because it is winter (suite 101.com) …Read More
Autumn 2009 Did you know that the letter ‘C’ does not appear anywhere in the spellings of any numbers of the entire English counting system? In combination with the letter ‘a’, however, it proves peculiarly prevalent in its occurrence in the subject-titles of my endeavours this Autumn. As this is the time of year when…Read More
SUMMER 2008 Hello all, I hope you are enjoying a great summer! If you are lucky enough to be somewhere sunny, you may enjoy counting the chirps of crickets to determine exactly how hot it is outside. (Count number of chirps in 14 seconds, then add 40 to get degrees in Fahrenheit. Count number of chirps in…Read More