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Come along on a delightful springtime foraging adventure in the enchanting South West England! Get ready to explore the bountiful landscapes, uncover hidden treasures, and embark on a culinary journey like no other. In this article, we will delve into the world of foraging, discovering where to find these natural…

Foraging in September is brilliant, September marks the end of summer and the beginning of autumn, it’s the month for berries, nuts and seeds. The wetter weather also marks the beginning of ‘mushroom season’ and you’ll see fungi springing up almost everywhere you look. So what can you forage in…

Elderberry Syrup was once advised to be eaten as a supplement and for helping to keep away colds and flu through winter. I’m adamant that since I started making this yearly and having some whenever I feel a cold coming on that the number of winter colds I’ve had have…

This Elderberry Port recipe is one of the easiest things I make every year, it’s a brilliant late evening drink and I also use it often for presents. If anyone knows me, even veaguely, you’ll know that I absolutely love quick wins that pack masses of flavour, maybe I’m getting…

Elderberry Pontack sauce might be one of those things you’ve never heard of, but once you’ve tasted it you’ll never forget it again. It’s difficult to describe but it’s a bit like if worcestershire sauce, port & ketchup had a little party under and fruiting elder tree and created their…

This Elderberry Balsamic Glaze is a brilliant way to utilise a glut of elderberry as it keeps for at least 12 months and the flavour is brilliant, I often use it on salad with feta cheese or as a glaze for duck breast. Pretty much anything you use basic balsamic…

This Elderflower Eton Mess Recipe is a fantastic way to utilise the summers Elderflowers, and once they’ve dropped out of season, if you’ve made up some elderflower cordial or elderflower syrup then you can use that in the recipe too 🙂 Ingredients for Elderflower Eton Mess Recipe (enough for 4)…

Elderberry & Nettle Seed Energy Balls An amazing wild energy ball recipes that will keep you going throughout your foraging excursions or bring some wild energy to the office Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground hazelnuts (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats) 1 1/4…

This Elderflower Energy Ball Recipe is a great way to utilise the elderflowers in creating something that great for you and works really well as a snack during a hike. Ingredients for this Elderflower Energy Ball Recipe: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground almonds (or other nuts/seeds…

This Vegan Elderflower & Lemon Drizzle Cake is a delicious wild and vegan elderfower and lemon drizzle cake that is great with a nice cup of tea on a sunny spring afternoon.   Ingredients for our Vegan Elderflower & Lemon Drizzle Cake: 200g plain flour 50g ground almonds 2 teaspoons…

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