Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Fruit EP release for 28 March Wheatsheaf gig

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

The new Moogieman EP will be available in cassette and digital download formats on Saturday at the Gappy Tooth Industries gig at the Wheatsheaf, and also on Bandcamp.

The EP has been specially mastered for tape and recorded on custom length purple cassette blanks, with printed label and insert.

It includes the songs Pomegranate, Ice Cream Van, Cold Cucumber Soup and ISON, all of which will be performed at the gig.

The mystery of the peacherine

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Rarely does this site delve into genetics, not least because of the total lack of any qualifications in that area among the Moogiemedia team. However, an intriguing series of events, leading to a most illuminating office discussion, has persuaded me to extemporise on the matter.

It all started when I found a peach on the work minibus. I say ‘peach’ but it was relatively hairless for a peach, yet not so hairless that it was obviously a nectarine. (more…)

The next song: three hot ideas

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Trying to get back to some songwriting. It’s hard trying to settle on an idea to develop. I’m not short of them and perhaps that’s the trouble. Contenders so far include:

The story of Giuseppe Petazzi who designed the Fiat Tagliero building in Asmarra, Eritrea (then Italian-occupied Abbysinia). Probably the most remarkable petrol station in the world. (more…)

Do Kangaroos really exist or is it all a conspiracy theory?

Monday, March 5th, 2012

An office discussion, sparked off by a chance encounter with a packet of Kangaroo Jerky leads to speculation that kangaroos are just too improbable to be real. Could they be made up?

A colleague somehow came by a packet of Kangaroo Jerky, made from ‘meat … derived from animals that received postmortem veterinary inspection and were found sound and healthy in every way.’ Being too squeamish to eat it himself he sent round an email asking if anyone else would. (more…)

Carrot carousal

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

A stray comment from a work colleague about how all carrots used to be purple until the 17th century led me to the Carrot Museum.

Lots of interesting and useful info here about carrots. The recipes are also well worth checking out.

In fact they inspired me to put on a carrot-themed banquet. (more…)