• Posts Tagged ‘foraging’

    Make your own wild garlic oil

    by  • May 13, 2016 • Food

    wild garlic

    On a recent stroll through a local woodland I was overcome with the sweetly pungent smell of garlic. The source to this aroma was a blanket of deep green waxy looking leaves covering the shaded floor which are more commonly known as wild garlic or ramsons. If you are new to foraging wild garlic...

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    An Autumnal Recipe to kick-start the week: Blackberry, Fig and Almond Tart

    by  • October 1, 2012 • Food


    Following another blackberrying session, collecting the last of the season’s harvest (and this time following my own advice and wearing full length trousers to avoid nettle stings), I was inspired to transform my pickings into a delightfully autumnal dessert. The result was this richly coloured and intensely sticky tart which combines the British bramble with...

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