Foraging on the Cornish Coast

March 19, 2019

Mental health is something we need to be talking about more. I’m sure all of us have been directly or indirectly affected by this at some point in our lives. The figures are particularly shocking for men -  the sad fact is if you’re a male between 20-49, the most likel...

April 13, 2018

Spring has finally started to arrive in Cornwall after a long winter.

The deciduous trees are starting to wake.

Beech, the Queen of the forest (Fagus sylvatica)  is the dominant species in my local woodland and will soon fill the canopy.

This marks an important event in t...

October 18, 2017

Three Cornered leeks, Allium triquetrum are one of the first plants I learnt to recognise and eat on my foraging adventures. They're a relatively easy one to identify are highly abundant and available for about 9 months of the year. They remain one of my favourite and...

September 27, 2017

 
Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica)  are quite a cheeky plant and one that everyone remembers! 
 

They're easy to recognise; delicious, nutritious, abundant and for me one of the most versatile wild foods. 


 You can use Nettles to make great soups; They also go very...

September 8, 2017

Sea buckthorn berries have a really interesting flavour. Like super concentrated oranges. They're packed with Vitamin C and all sorts of other goodies, having a similar amount of antioxidants to Acai berries. They're also incredibly sour and never fail to make your fac...

August 23, 2017

I Thought I'd start off my blog by looking at one of my favourites and a highly underrated plant; Phormium tenax, also known as New zealand flax or Harakeke in its homeland of New Zealand.

They're a striking plant with their large clumps of sword shaped leaves and giant...

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