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Nettle beer: celtic home brew for beginners

Nettle beer: celtic home brew for beginners

Two simple recipes for this centuries old country drink - one with malt, one without.
Sloe jelly recipe: a taste of the wild

Sloe jelly recipe: a taste of the wild

Tart, tangy and mysteriously dark - one of the finest jams you can make.
Sloe gin recipe

Sloe gin recipe

Tangy and warming, your own version of sloe gin can as be tart or sweet as you like it.
The first foray: one man’s introduction to wild mushrooms

The first foray: one man’s introduction to wild mushrooms

With elements of rambling, collecting, science and treasure-hunting, there's more to mushroom hunting than gathering food.
Hazelnuts – gathering, growing, shelling and roasting

Hazelnuts – gathering, growing, shelling and roasting

Hazelnuts are the most important wild nut for foragers, but can be planted to give a worthwhile harvest in just five years.
Sweet chestnuts – gathering, peeling, roasting and cooking

Sweet chestnuts – gathering, peeling, roasting and cooking

Learn to peel, roast, dry and cook chestnuts, a traditional forager's treat. Autumn just wouldn't be the same without them!
Wild mushrooms

Wild mushrooms

If you learn to identify them, wild mushrooms can become an important part of your diet and are absolutely free.
Elderflower cordial recipe

Elderflower cordial recipe

Served over ice, this delicious drink is the essence of English summer.
Elderflower champagne recipe

Elderflower champagne recipe

Elderflower champagne is easy to make with no special equipment. Slightly alcoholic, with a beautiful floral flavour.
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