An exploration of fresh food

Category Forage

Stinging Nettles

When I first made stinging nettle soup I didn’t expect to love the taste as much as I do. As most people I had always seen them as an annoying potentially painful weed. But nettles have a unique sweet earthy… Continue Reading →

Goose Grass

Goose grass grows everywhere like a weed, and you can eat the young plants. What do you think it tastes like? I tried it…

Chicken of the Woods

Chicken of the woods is a beautiful mushroom that you can substitute for chicken in most recipes

Jelly Ear Mushrooms

Jelly ear mushrooms are commonly found in the UK and although they look bizarre are a treat for mushroom and wild food lovers

Mushroom Foraging

Introduction to mushroom foraging

Beech Nuts

I have many happy memories of foraging for beech nuts with my dad.


When you’re in British woodlands in September-November, look for the spiky husks on the ground containing this sweet nut.

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