rosemary and gathering sweet chestnuts and almonds that had fallen to the sea floor. Plantations of root ginger were kept tidily in place by borders of old ships ropes and lobster nets were used to protect the blackcurrant bushes from greedy chancers. Renowned for his sweet tooth the octopus carried an array of sweeties in his tentacles. Large chunks of dark chocolate and hard toffee, sticky treacle and sweet and salty popcorn, liquorice and finally barley sugar sweets.
Drinking tip: The perfect accompaniment for a seafood platter.