Tagged: foraging

Wild Garlic 3

Wild Garlic

From early March in the south of England and mid to late March in Scotland wild garlic, Allium ursinum a relative of chives, onions and normal garlic can be seen growing. In sheltered spots...

The Lunchbreak forager – Hawthorn 2

The Lunchbreak forager – Hawthorn

Hawthorn – Crataegus – What is Hawthorn? Hawthorn is planted as hedging and therefore can be found on the edge of car parks, in public parks and, for those in the countryside, it can...

Five Plum Wine recipe 3

Five Plum Wine recipe

Five Plum Wine This is an extract from my bestselling home brew book Booze for Free published by Eden Project Books, RRP £9.99 for hardback (but you can often get it much cheaper online)....

The Urban forager by Andy Hamilton 5

The Urban forager by Andy Hamilton

It often surprises people when they realise that urban environments can supply a more diverse range of foods than rural areas can. This mass delusion of the bio diverse countryside manifests itself when you...

Birch Sap Wine and how to tap a birch 3

Birch Sap Wine and how to tap a birch

One of the first signs that spring has sprung is when small, neatly wrapped parcels of leaves start to appear on the trees. These buds indicate not only the start of spring but that...