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Tuesday, December 28, 2010


juniperthumb.JPGIn the last few days of this year (2010), I decided to make use of some Juniper berries that I picked whilst on holiday in Scotland back in the summer.

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Highland Wild Food Foraging

highlandwildfoodthumb.jpgMy partiality for wild foods is especially stimulated when I travel and enjoy the opportunity to find new things to eat. This year, we spent a week in the Highlands of Scotland

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Thursday, August 26, 2010


cocklesthumb.jpgWhile enjoying a sunny day on the beach at a sandy bay in Gairloch, on holiday in the Highlands of Scotland, we stumbled upon some cockles completely by accident.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Limpets - Another Try

limpets2thumb.jpgIn a previous article, I speculated that it might be possible to cook limpets long and slow, to tenderise them - my holiday in the Highlands of Scotland in August 2010 offered the perfect opportunity to test this hypothesis.

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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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Sunday, August 22, 2010


musselsthumb.jpgOn my holiday in the Highlands of Scotland, I found huge clusters of mussels on the rocks well below the tideline, including some really big ones.

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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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