October has brought a distinctive change in the weather, and with it, an influx of sniffles, coughs and colds. We flick the switch on the central heating and the onslaught from the invisible invaders begins; are our immune systems caught off-guard in the ambush? Our go-to remedy is hot Elderberry Cordial, but I'm not entirely … Continue reading Rosehip Syrup
Yet another 'Superfood'. As long as you didn't go too mad on picking the Elderflowers earlier in the year, the fruit of the Elder Tree can be foraged in Autumn and transformed into a number of delightful offerings. This year we decided on elderberry cordial for its lovely flavour, versatility in the kitchen, and medicinal … Continue reading Elderberry Cordial
Is there anything quite like foraging for food? Some of my fondest childhood memories are of mucking around in rock pools. I really hope Felix looks back at this and smiles. Free food always tastes better; why is that? Shame this one was too small.