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Foraging for Roots

While foraging can encompass a wide range of edible plants, one particularly fascinating aspect is foraging for roots. Edible tubers, in particular, are nature’s hidden treasure trove of both health and flavor. In this article, I will delve into the world of foraging for roots, exploring the benefits, legal considerations,…

Through this piece we’re going to take a look at, what I think, is the top 6 things to Forage in the Woods. If you’re someone who loves spending time in nature and discovering new things, then this post is for you. Foraging in the woods is an exciting and…

We’re all getting ready for the Christmas festivities but there’s still some space to get out foraging in December. This month also features the Winter Solstice which celebrates the shortest day and the longest night of the year. There may be less to forage but there are a few species…

This Wild Berry Crumble is an absolute delight to eat on a cold autumn evening. You can utilise any of the berries & fruits you find whilst out foraging to add a new element to the dish. Ingredients for 1 crumble (to serve 4): 20g oats 50g flour 2tbsp butter…

This Wild Spiced Apple Pie Vodka is an absolute must for me in winter, it’s lightly spiced and works incredibly well in a hot cocktail for those colder winter nights. Ingredients for our Wild Spiced Apple Pie Vodka You’ll need the below, volumes depending on how much you plan to…

This Wild Spiced Pomegranate Gin is delightful on its own, a really good winter warmer and I love making it up as a wild Christmas gift. Ingredients to make 1 litre Gin – 2 x 70cl bottles (the spices absorb some) 2 – Pomegranates 1 Cinnamon sticks 1tsp All Spice…

Wood Avens Syrup Wood Avens (Geum urbanum) are a massively abundant herb in the UK, as the common name suggests it prefers woods but it’s found growing virtually anywhere damp and shady. Although unrelated Wood Avens and Cloves both contain a chemical called eugenol that give both plants their distinctive…

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