Monday, 10 February 2014

Napkin rings

Some pictures of a recent commission by a local chef for some napkin rings...
Darren Broom is the chef behind The Wild Larder who I met last year at the Trereife Christmas event.  He is using unusual handmade crockery, cruet sets & now my napkin rings!  
I've based the designs on 3 leaves; oak, sycamore & ivy in etched copper & brass with red/gold colours from the heating process.


Sycamore leaf in copper & brass

Copper & brass oak leaf

Copper & brass ivy leaf


Darren says:
"My food is based around nature, I believe what grows together goes together.  Through growing and foraging the ingredients I use, I try to reflect nature on a plate.  Taking inspiration from our wild coastlines and hedgerows, I use nature as my guide.  From the ingredients to the plates, everything I do revolves around my wild findings, experiences and memories of food.  That's what I aim to share, bringing a mix of nostalgia, fun, excitement and the unknown to my diners".

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