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It’s your last chance to shake the elderberries from the hedgerows before the hurricane winds come along and scatter them for you. And once you have your carrier bag full of purple-staining berries, trot on over to The Dabbler for a recipe for Apple […]Continue Reading →
On August 3, 2011 By ginandcrumpets
2011 has been the year of the forager. There barely seems to be a stretch of hedgerow or a strip of grass that hasn’t been picked over by über local food enthusiasts in search of a fashionable meal. Restaurant menus, following the lead of moss-bothering master chef René […]Continue Reading →
Just before Easter I set out on a country walk with friends to find wild garlic. I knew it was growing out there somewhere and if I foraged hard enough I’d find my treasure trove of ramsons. After a few false starts (lily of the valley is determined […]Continue Reading →
Like foraging? Of course you do. It’s very fashionable. But what do you do with your foraged leaves once you’ve plucked them from a roadside verge and washed off the petrol? Why you turn them into Nettle and Spinach Soup (assuming that you’ve foraged nettle. If you’ve got something […]Continue Reading →
Why is it every time I go foraging for something, it’s in the middle of a massive nettle patch and I’m wearing shorts? It’s late September, for God’s sake, and I’m in my 30s. Shorts should have been put away about 4 years ago.
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Can you go foraging for wild food in Peckham? The answer, surprisingly, is yes. At the moment the park and canal walk are heaving with blackberries and nobody seems to be picking them. So I put on my forager’s hat and picked nearly a kilo of plump, juicy […]Continue Reading →
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