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Based in Cornwall, Mena Woodwork + Design is a small, focused workshop, specialising in functional, understated and sustainable outdoor furniture. We prefer to use traditional joinery techniques, tried and tested by generations of woodworkers before us, and a timeless design aesthetic.

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Scotch bonnets 2

Jerk Marinade

Give your BBQ a little Caribbean kick

21 January

Jerk Marinade

Big bold flavours from this simple marinade


2 scotch bonnet chillies, deseeded
3 sprigs of thyme
4 spring onions roughly chopped
1 small onion roughly chopped
thumb-sized piece of ginger
2 cloves of garlic
Juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp soft dark brown sugar
1 and 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp ground allspice
1 tsp cinnamon
Freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of sea salt flakes
1 tbsp olive oil

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In a food processor, pulse all the ingredients together until blended into a thick paste
Marinate your fish or chicken overnight in the fridge
Light barbecue, open a beer and enjoy!