The sudden downturn in the temperature doesn’t have to dampen your chances of finding a bounty of free wild food. From mushrooms to seaweed, shellfish and a handful of winter greens, there is still plenty of foraged edibles to gather during the cold winter months. Here’s a short guide to a few of our favourite…
Rosehips are the fruit of the wild rose shrub and while the summer flowers are edible, the true foraging jewel is the hips which are an abundant sight from autumn to early winter.
Irresistibly delicious and simple to make, these tiny French-born treats have been delighting the masses for thousands of years.
Thanks to its deeply sour ways, this little wild plum has been happily providing good doses of tarty shocks
The three ingredient drink that kindly sees you through the cold winter months and makes the ultimate Christmas gift
Elder: We are slightly obsessed with this wonderful specimen of a tree/shrub. The incredible versatility of its flowers and berries is constantly astounding us
Elderberries are a potent little autumn berries that can knock any winter sniffle off it’s miserable feet. So it’s no coincidence that they are ripe
Hitching a ride in the pockets of Roman soldiers, walnuts made their way to British Isles in the 16th century – the good
Pickling green walnuts is a lost skill that definitely needs to be revived. Yes, the process can be rather long and tedious but
An underappreciated little plant that spends its life dodging lawnmowers and being choked by lethal herbicides. It adores mingling with long grass and triggers many a childhood memory of lazy summer days and highly frustrating four-leafed clover hunts. A few surprising facts: the clover plant is a member of the pea family and pollinators are […]