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Himalayan Balsam, eating invasive plants -The Lunchbreak forager

If I was to mention Policeman’s helmet,  Bobby Tops, Copper Tops,  Gnome’s Hatstand, Kiss me on the mountain and Impatiens glandulifera or Himalayan Balsam I’d be talking about the same plant. For a plant that only reached the UK in … Continue reading

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Autumn Flower Champagne and Alan Titchmarsh

I approached this recipe for Booze for Free in the same way that I’d approach making a curry. With a curry you know the basis and so can experiment with other ingredients without really worrying that what you get will … Continue reading

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Andy Hamilton’s fireweed, bramble tip and Himalayan balsam wine

I love working with other home winemakers to come up with new wines and so would like to hear from you!  This month I have teamed up with Mike Griffiths from Nottinghamshire who has been making wine since before I … Continue reading

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