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Ivor Bowditch talks China Clay and a Croustade recipe
Episode 1023rd May 2020 • Roseland Podcast • Roseland Podcast
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Welcome to another episode of the Roseland Podcast 

I’m Chloe, your host, and this week on the podcast we’ve got :

  • An interview with Ivor Bowditch all about China Clay
  • Another recipe from Tregony’s Jenny Deal for Croustade

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Interview time!

It’s always nice to get a popular Roseland character on the show - and this week we’ve got Ivor Bowditch...


If you’d like to know more about what went over the years at ECC and Imerys then check out another interview Ivor did with artist Richard Wentworth on YouTube OR just search “China Clay Memoirs” on Google or YouTube and you’ll find it.

Recipe time!

It’s Jenny Deal from Tregony again this week - with a great recipe if you’ve run out of flour.

And if you have run out of flour Da Bara are delivering and you can order via their website.


  • 125 gr. Soft breadcrumbs
  • 125 gr. Ground almonds or other ground nuts
  • 50 gr. Butter melted
  • 125 gr. Flaked almonds, pine nuts or chopped hazelnuts
  • 1⁄2 tsp. Dried mixed herbs
  • 1 crushed clove garlic

  1. Mix these together and form into a pastry type consistency
  2. press down into a shallow dish to form a case.
  3. Bake in hot oven for 15 minutes until crisp and golden.
  4. When cooked this can be filled with mushrooms in a white sauce, or leeks or really use any leftover veg.
  5. Pop into the oven to heat through for 10 minutes

If you have a recipe you’d like to share please get in touch via You can read it yourself OR we can read it out for you.

Lindsey and I are on the lookout for more people to interview - so if you’d like to come on the show and talk about your group, your hobbies, your job, tips you’ve got for coping with lockdown - we’re interested.

The first step is to drop us an email to with your ideas and any questions you’ve got.

Everything is recorded in advance - so we can edit lots!

You don’t even have to be willing to come on the show - if you have a recipe for a great drink, or meal, or a great tip please just email it in and we can read it out for you.

I hope this will help us all feel a little less alone, and connected to our wonderful community.

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Be kind and stay safe.