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23/06/2021
Unbelievable Elderflower Legends from the Emerald Isle

“He saw fuchsia in a drizzling noonThe Elderflower at Dusk like a risen moonAnd green fields greying on the windswept heights.” Extract from Glanmore Sonnets by Irish poet Seamus Heaney Let me give you a sneak peak into the Eldertree folklore passed down to me by my Irish mother Mona and Great Uncle Harry and […]

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22/06/2021
Shark Infested Custard Creams: Britain's Most Dangerous Biscuit

During this morning’s meeting, a bleary eyed Xanthe wandered into the kitchen, eager to see why on earth her parents were talking to their computer, rather than playing with her (a mystery indeed). Her eyes lit up as she spied treats on the table- a pack of custard creams.  “Can I have a biscuit?” she […]

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18/06/2021
The Shocking Truth about Italian Olive Oil and the Mafia

If I told you that the Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil perched on your kitchen counter had probably come from the Mafia, you might look at me like I was crazy.  Crime lords swapping hard drugs for fine foods doesn’t really seem that believable. Shootouts in shady olive groves, and dodgy deals behind dairies takes […]

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11/06/2021
Is Foraging harmful for the environment?

Myth: Foraging is harmful to the environment and not sustainable and should be avoided for both  personal use and commercial gain. The Wild Food trend continues to grow in the uk, with more and more restaurants and supermarkets offering foraged foods to their customers as the demand for delights like wild garlic, ceps and elderflower […]

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09/06/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Elderflower- Friend or Foe?

Elderflower season has arrived! As with many things in this peculiar year it's a little later than usual, but we don't mind. It's a delight to have the queen of British summertime gracing our fields and hedgerows once again. To celebrate the return of Elder's beautiful blooms, and the release of our bestselling first book […]

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28/05/2021
Quails - The Shocking truth about the unregulated UK Quail industry.

Do you think that your Quail eggs come from Quail that have had a happy life? The shocking truth is that most of them are factory farmed in atrocious conditions.  The vast majority of Quail are farmed intensively in barren battery cages or overcrowded barns. The European Union produces over 100 million Quail, but the […]

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26/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Nettles - Love or Hate?

Sign up to our mailing list here to receive seasonal recipes and foraging inspiration delivered straight to your inbox. Are nettles the marmite of the foraging world? Since the beginning of time, we have had a love-hate relationship with these amazing plants. Rubbing up against them with a bare leg definitely makes me share an […]

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21/05/2021
Debunking Outrageous Sugar Myths: You will be Shocked at what you will Discover.

The myth: Sugar is evil, it should be avoided at all costs and replaced with natural sweeteners. Imagine a caveman.  A stone aged hunter gatherer,  struggling to survive after a long hard winter.  It’s early spring and although there are plenty of flowers and blossoms, we are well and truly in the hunger gap and […]

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19/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Wild Garlic

 Also known as: Bear’s Garlic, Gypsies Onions or Ramsons/Ramsins. When it comes to wild garlic, I just can’t get enough. Since first scouting it in March, I've spent many a walk lining my (now lightly fragranced) pockets with bushels of the stuff. Unfortunately, the season is coming to an end, so I’ll be spending evenings […]

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14/05/2021
The Wonder of Woodlands: Stress Relief and a Strong Drink

How do you quiet your mind?   Stress relief comes in many forms- exercise, meditation, forest bathing are all amazing ways to quiet your mind and connect with yourself.  But I'd be lying if I said I didn’t occasionally indulge in less constructive forms of stress relief- a strong drink.  But there’s a reason people flock […]

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