Forage of the Month- July

Forage of the Month- July

Nettle Seeds Nettle seeds ready to harvest Nettles are a truly amazing plant. I recently found out about the ‘super food’ that is nettle seeds, and have been making the most of the nettle patch at the end of the garden ever since. Full of fantastic...
Forage of the Month- March/April

Forage of the Month- March/April

Cleavers & Nettle Spring Tonic My favourite thing to make as spring arrives. Cleavers and nettles make one of the best spring tonics: cleavers are great for the lymphatic system and nettles are full of nutrition. Cleavers has a lot of different names, but is often...
Forage of the Month- November/December

Forage of the Month- November/December

Rosehip Vinegar This is a favourite, super-easy recipe. It comes from ‘Hedgerow Medicine’ by friends Julie and Matthew Bruton-Seal. You can easily find loads of recipes for rose hip syrup…but if you want to preserve their goodness without using sugar...
Forage of the Month – October

Forage of the Month – October

Fruit Leather Fruit leather is a really popular snack and easy to carry around with you. It’s basically thin, pliable sheets of dehydrated fruit puree with a flexible consistency (like leather). But don’t buy it in the shops because it’s incredibly...
Forage of the Month- June

Forage of the Month- June

Elderflower Cake The fragrant, frothy elder flowers are out now, a lovely sign of summer. Elderflower cordial recipes abound, so here’s a favourite recipe of mine for elderflower cake. I’ve adapted a vegan cake recipe for this too, which you’ll find...