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Monthly Archive for December, 2004

This easy and fun way of preparing mangoes is sometimes called making mango porcupines. First you use a sharp knife to fillet each side of the mango, cutting off the ‘cheek’, and getting as close to the mango pip as you can. Then on each cheek make cuts in the mango about 2cm (1/2 in) […]

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How to make a balancing moth

Magic moths are lots of fun. When your moth is made you can make it hover with just its nose resting on your fingertip, the rim of a glass, or even the point of a pin. Click on the moth to pop-up the full-size image, download it, and then print it out onto thin card. […]

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How to slice a banana inside its skin

A banana trick seems to be an appropriate way to start off this blog… This is a way to amaze the whole room by giving someone a banana that it has already been sliced inside! You will need a banana that is ripe enough to already have some black spots on it, so that the […]

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