Friday, August 28, 2015
By Mike on Friday, August 28, 2015, 15:32
During a short coastal break in Cornwall, I found many of my favourite and familiar wild foods - including some lovely mussels.
NB: This article contains an important addendum about safety. Please read in full before doing any of the things described here.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
By Mike on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 22:39
A bit of urban foraging right outside my workplace - I found a greengage tree.
Monday, May 4, 2015
By Mike on Monday, May 4, 2015, 19:22
Some things have a clear and obvious opposite; Up is the opposite of down.
Others, not so much. So what's the opposite of meatballs?
Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Mike on Saturday, April 18, 2015, 22:37
This is an experimental recipe to infuse bacon into a coating for pieces of fried chicken.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
By Mike on Sunday, April 5, 2015, 12:07
Here are some more attempts at IKEA foodhacking - including a fruity bran cake, upside-down pudding and beer-berry-glazed meatballs
Saturday, April 4, 2015
By Mike on Saturday, April 4, 2015, 19:55
There's been a lot written about IKEA Hacking - where two or more articles of furniture an/or hardware are assembled together into a custom build. But can the same principle be applied to the items in the IKEA Foodmarket range? Let's give it a try...
Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Mike on Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11:01
This is a food experiment borne out of wordplay as much as anything else - two-layered Spam fritters inspired by the popular Jammie Dodgers biscuit...
Monday, October 6, 2014
By Mike on Monday, October 6, 2014, 23:31
Another great year for sweet chestnuts - too many for the squirrels and jays to cope with, so I was able to collect a large basket full of them.
Let's see what we can make with this wild bounty - starting with Sweet Chestnut Biscuits.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
By Mike on Sunday, September 28, 2014, 23:57
A few weeks ago, I found a Wild Service tree alongside a footpath near my home, fruiting very prolifically.
I returned at the end of September to collect some of the fruit.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Mike on Thursday, September 18, 2014, 23:31
September 2014 - The blackberries seem a bit late this year, but now they're here, they're fantastic!
Let's make something that really shows off their delicious flavour and aroma - Blackberry Fool.