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Making Foraging Less Suspicious and More Delicious

Uttam’s Gary

Uttam’s Gary

Apr 22, 2017 | No Comments

Terrible thing when you nearly run out of something special.  Especially when you’ve had it for 10 years.  This happened to me recently when I nearly ran out of the garam masala I had been given by Uttam.  He was a Nepalese chef and we ran a kitchen together, it was my first job in […]

Samphire Kimchi

Samphire Kimchi

Sep 23, 2016 | No Comments

After eating samphire for literally breakfast, lunch and dinner for a week following the Samphire Safari,  I spoke to my private chef friend and she said I should try fermenting the stuff.  Samphire Kimchi was created to preserve the forage. I’ve had it in the fridge for about 2 months now and I’m getting worried my housemate-Josie is addicted to it. […]

Samphire Safari

Samphire Safari

Sep 17, 2016 | No Comments

After two eventful days at the Lambeth County fair  I decide my Monday off for recovery cannot be wasted.  Especially as I have an old mate in town, one of those who is up for anything.  Steve has been living in Australia for 4 years but we grew up together so he’s still the same […]

Wild Cherry Whiskey

Wild Cherry Whiskey

Aug 31, 2016 | No Comments

My favourite fruit is the cherry and I thought I would combine this with one of my favourite drinks -whiskey to make this super simple after-dinner beverage.  If you like bakewell tarts you are going to love this recipe.  You don’t need a fancy whiskey either because the cherries will take over and the stones add an almondy […]

The Secret Recipe – Elderflower Champagne

The Secret Recipe – Elderflower Champagne

Aug 10, 2016 | One Comment

Elderflower champagne is what started my fascination with foraging.  It started when I was 15 and found I could avoid blagging the off license for a month or two and just make alcohol.  You can just pick a flower at the bottom of your garden in June, go to the supermarket buy some sugar and […]