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Smoothound and Chorizo Pasty

Do you know when your just on the verge of a great idea and you just can’t quite finish it off in your mind. Well I did on Saturday...

Gooseberry and Elderflower Fool

Sometimes you just don’t have time to go out and make an Elderflower cordial so here is a dessert that uses Elderflowers in their natural...

Pickled Dandelion Buds three ways

Dandelion buds or the unopened flower buds are readily known as a wayside nibble. These bitter tasting and soft textured buds lend...

Wild Rose Petal Jam

The Wild Rose or the Dog Roses blooms are simply underrated. They line our roadsides and when they all bloom together light up our roads...

Ras el Hanout with Foraged Flowers

Here’s one you probably won’t have tried a Moroccan spice blend called Ras el Hanout. This translates to ‘top of the shop’ or as we might...

Dandelion Flower Schnapps

Time for something a little more adult.. So you want to make hard liquor do you! Well with this recipe you can use either fresh dandelion...

Any Flower Syrup

Any flower means any edible flower of course, but there is also another stipulation.. The flower of choice has to have a definitive...

Wild Cherry Jam Conserve

Back from a weekend away and the weather was all good. Just enough time to check on a group of Wild Cherry trees that I had been keeping...

Wild Duck with Blackberries

This recipe utilises one of those great pairings. Blackberries and Duck! Although not as famous as other pairings such as Pork and Apple,...

Rosehip Slice

Here’s an unusual old English recipe that uses Rose Hips (any of the edible hips can be used). The rosehip tart is brought up to date by...

Wild Blackberry Clafoutis

I just can’t find enough ways to enjoy one of the most plentiful and superbly flavoured berries. That's why I have written so many...

Hawthorn Berry Chutney with Thyme

I was always told as a child that all red berries were poisonous.. Potentially a life saving lesson for a very curious child who was...