From foraging to storing to eating, September for us is all about the blackberries!Continue reading
When you think of seasonal eating in August, it can be a surprise to learn that Red Cabbage comes into season this month. On the other hand, some of you might be sick of Courgettes by now, and even having them being pushed on you by family, friends or neighbours!
We’re here to give you tips and tricks on getting the most out of seasonal eating, and August is really the time to get your teeth into summer salads!Continue reading
If you are wanting to start eating more seasonally then summer berries are the best fruit to get started on, and July is a great month to do it. We have strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, whitecurrants and gooseberries all in season this month!Continue reading
Asparagus is one of our favourite UK seasonal vegetables and we greet the first local spears in the grocer’s shops with joy each May. We love to eat as much as we can until mid-June when it disappears from our shelves.
Hooray it’s Wild Garlic time again
This is the first wild spring green I felt confident about picking. I now pick a much bigger range of wild greens including nettles, sorrel and ground elder. Wild garlic ( also known as Ransoms) still remains my favourite. It’s easy to spot with its broad green leaves and garlicky smell and is found in shady damp spots. You mainly eat the leaves but the white star-like flowers are edible too and are nice sprinkled on a salad. You can also pickle the unopened flower buds and use like capers.Continue reading