Tag - Berries

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Bilberry Pie And Bilberry Leaf Tea

bilberrypiethumb.jpgBilberries are good this year - let's take a look at a couple of uses for this plant - Bilberry Tart and Bilberry Leaf Tea.

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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Wild Cherries

wildcherrythumb.jpgJuly 2013 - Wild cherry is quite a common woodland tree, but frequently overlooked - let's take a closer look.

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sea Buckthorn

seabuckthornthumb.jpgSeptember 2011 - I went for a walk along Portchester shore where I sampled the surprising and delightful berries of a common seaside shrub - Sea Buckthorn.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011


mulberriesthumb.jpgThis is urban foraging, rather than true wild food, but it's still a great free food resource - Mulberries. Find some of these, and you're in for a real treat.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Raspberry And Orange Meringue Pie

raspberrymeringuethumb.jpgHere's a recipe for a dessert with a flavour and appearance designed to surprise. It's a variation on the popular classic Lemon Meringue Pie, but this one is flavoured with raspberries and orange instead.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010


whitebeamthumb.jpgUrban foraging in the historic market town of Wymondham, Norfolk, I found a number of street-planted Whitebeam trees, heavy with loads of really plump fruits.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Wild Blackcurrants

blackcurrantsthumb.jpgDuring a very productive foraging walk in Flowerdale Forest, Wester Ross, in a damp and shady wooded area, we came across a number of blackcurrant bushes in full fruit.

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Friday, August 20, 2010


raspberriesthumb.jpgOur holiday in the Highlands of Scotland in August 2010 was very productive time for foraging - one of the most plentiful wild food resources was raspberries.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Mahonia - Oregon Grape

mahoniathumb.jpgJuly 2010 - Mahonia is a commonly planted shrub in gardens and parks - it can also sometimes be found naturalised in woodland - the berries are supposedly edible, but what are they like?

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Sunday, July 26, 2009


dewberrythumb.JPGJuly 2009 - A trip to Old Winchester Hill in the South Downs - chalk downland is a good place to find dewberries.

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