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Stir up Sunday

Thursday, 19th November 2015

On Sunday the 22nd November it’s tradition to ‘stir up’ the ingredients for a Christmas pudding - the premise being that, families gather together in the kitchen and make a wish for the year ahead as they each take in turn to stir the mixture.
Angela and Chris

Here at Bill Oddie’s Bird Food Recipes, we’re a traditional bunch and have turned this annual event into a treat for the garden birds (and staff) – here’s what we do:

- We melt suet and mix it with 250g-500g of bird seed
- When the right consistency is achieved, we carefully spoon out the mixture (get the children involved in this bit).
- Remember to add a piece of string if you’re wishing to hang the treat up
- We then pour it into moulds, or make it into our own shapes
- Once chilled we hang the treats out for the garden birds
 
The Finished Bird Cakes

This is a great opportunity to get the whole family involved and as the weather turns colder, we are sure your garden birds will really appreciate your homemade delights…

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