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 the plum fruits. They are really appreciated and are infused in alcohol to make a … Read more

Walnut

English 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 significant amount of health benefits. Many people assume they are an exotic crop coming exclusively … Read more