Tag - Invertebrates

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Saturday, July 27, 2013


grasshoppersthumb.jpgHere's something I've been putting off for a long while - deliberate consumption of insects.

But the time has come! - so I caught, fried and ate grasshoppers.

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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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Saturday, June 12, 2010


winklesthumb.JPGTurn over any rock at the seaside and you're quite likely to find these little critters - they're Common Periwinkles - otherwise known simply as winkles. They are very commonly eaten - so let's see what they're like.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Brown Shrimp

brownshrimpthumb.JPGA couple of trips to East Wittering, Bracklesham Bay - in search of the brown shrimp.

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Saturday, August 9, 2008


snailthumb.JPGTime to get a bit more adventurous with this wild food thing - I'm going to try eating snails.

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Sunday, July 15, 2007

Shore Crabs

shorecrabsthumb.jpgWe went crabbing down at the pontoon at Manor Farm Country Park and brought back a bucket of shore crabs to make soup.

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Monday, June 4, 2007


crayfishthumb.jpgJune 04 2007 - kids have a day off school today, so we piled into the car and drove up to Oxford, where the river Thames is suffering from an invasion of foreign crayfish - the American Signal Crayfish - which is not only out-competing our native crayfish, but acts as carrier for a disease that kills the native crustaceans.

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