Category Archives: tests

MOUNTAIN pottery // follow up … mixing clay / mixing bowl

Five posts ago I was experimenting with mixing 3 different clays together to create a warm, toasty, speckled, rustic mixing bowl inspired by the lovely pottery used by Nigel Slater in his BBC series. Although the outcome if far from

MOUNTAIN pottery // follow up … mixing clay / mixing bowl

Five posts ago I was experimenting with mixing 3 different clays together to create a warm, toasty, speckled, rustic mixing bowl inspired by the lovely pottery used by Nigel Slater in his BBC series. Although the outcome if far from

MOUNTAIN pottery // preserved lemons / tagine

There is a saying “if life gives you lemons make lemonade”, I like to say “if life gives you lemons, preserve them for the Tagine I made!” And that’s what I did. Here at the farm there is an abundance

MOUNTAIN pottery // preserved lemons / tagine

There is a saying “if life gives you lemons make lemonade”, I like to say “if life gives you lemons, preserve them for the Tagine I made!” And that’s what I did. Here at the farm there is an abundance

MOUNTAIN pottery // Ash Glaze testing

This is the long-awaited post on my test result for the ash glazes I was researching. And because you have waited so long the pressure is on to not disappoint. I think the outcome of some glazes are defiantly worth

MOUNTAIN pottery // Ash Glaze testing

This is the long-awaited post on my test result for the ash glazes I was researching. And because you have waited so long the pressure is on to not disappoint. I think the outcome of some glazes are defiantly worth

MOUNTAIN pottery // mixing clay / mixing bowl

I have been watching Nigel Slater’s Simple Cooking tv series on ABC iView, I really relate to his cooking philosophy and love of vegetable gardening, but I was most inspired by his beautiful collection of handmade pottery. Wood fired, varied

MOUNTAIN pottery // mixing clay / mixing bowl

I have been watching Nigel Slater’s Simple Cooking tv series on ABC iView, I really relate to his cooking philosophy and love of vegetable gardening, but I was most inspired by his beautiful collection of handmade pottery. Wood fired, varied

glaze class // line blend / manganese + rutile

This lesson we made line blends, the purpose of this line blend was to test the effect that glaze colourants play in the glaze mix. Line blends consist of ascending and descending ratios of 2 different ingredients, in this case,

glaze class // line blend / manganese + rutile

This lesson we made line blends, the purpose of this line blend was to test the effect that glaze colourants play in the glaze mix. Line blends consist of ascending and descending ratios of 2 different ingredients, in this case,