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What is foraging?

What is foraging? Finding your food in the wild

Foraging for wild food have increased in popularity over the last few years, becoming a trendy activity for some and a complete lifestyle for others, as a result of rising awareness about eating organic and local fresh ingredients. What does

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Sloes

Sloes

Blackthorn is one of the most abundant shrubs in British hedgerows, which landowners and farmers traditionally used to keep land borders and make cattle-proof barriers. Sloes are the berry-like fruit of blackthorn and are the smallest and tartest of all

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English walnut

Walnut

Walnuts are one of the most popular nuts for snacking and baking alike, always great to have on hand in the kitchen. These versatile nuts are good eaten raw or roasted, in either sweet or savoury dishes and offer a

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Witches egg

Stinkhorn (Witch’s egg)

This mushroom has strongly been connected to folklore and witchcraft for a long time; plenty of names have been created to describe this intriguing fungus with unusual phallic shape and unpleasant smell. Stinkhorn gets its name for a reason: it

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Gorse

There is an old saying “when gorse is out of bloom, kissing is out of fashion”, as it seems the plant is thought to be always in bloom. No matter whether it is a hot summer or a frozen winter,

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Setas_con_jamon

‘Setas con jamon’ stir fry

“Mushroom & ham stir fry” is a very simple yet delicious dish commonly served in Spanish bars as a tapas dish. The mushrooms are delicious served on their own, but there is no reason why they could not also be

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