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Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black

Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black

Rich and distinctive, this recipe delivers real elderberry flavour without being too heavy
Elderflower wine recipe – one step beyond champagne and cordial

Elderflower wine recipe – one step beyond champagne and cordial

Light, crisp, floral and with the most amazing aroma, elderflower wine is perfect for home brew beginners
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.
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!
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.
Hanging and skinning pheasants

Hanging and skinning pheasants

Traditionally pheasants are hung for a week or so before preparing for the table, but why - and how? This article explains the process, from shot to pot.
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