As part of the events programme here at Stoke Park, I recently led a wild food forage; a subject that there is an increasing interest in. I think the main reason could be television, with programmes like Ray Mears’ Wild Food and Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage series. I have watched them a few times and, Read more about Wild Food: Pigeon Breasts in Blackberry Sauce[…]
Now is the time of year that cherries are ripening. All cherries are edible whether growing on a tree by the roadside, in a park or your garden; wait until they have ripened nicely and pick. Remember to wash them and cool off in the fridge over night , then sit back and enjoy the Read more about It’s Cherry Picking Time[…]
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Recipe for today A tasty treat for kids at this time of year ,Elder flower fritters! Pick some elder flowers shake off bugs, get some batter mix and a lemon, dip the flowers in the batter mix and shallow / deep fry for two minutes squeeze of lemon juice over the top , job done Read more about How to make Elder flower fritters[…]
Today I’m visiting Shirehampton to teach people all about wild foods on behalf of the “Wild City” project on how to identify edible plants from poison plants and then make a tasty treat with what we collect. I’ve never been there before so its going be interesting to see what I can find. In true Read more about Wild City , wild food[…]