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Spring elf canapes

The saying goes ‘you eat with your eyes’ and this is very true of the bright Scarlet Elf Cup. This stunning little fungus is the perfect ingredient to surprise your guests and create simple, yet mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres full of

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Scarlet elf cup

These little beauties are one of the most eye catching winter fungi on the woodland floor, displaying a stunning vibrant red colour and lighting up amongst the green mosses. In Scarborough, the fruit bodies used to be arranged with moss

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Jelly ear fungus

This suspicious looking little mushroom’s name, originally known as Judas’ ear, is a Christian reference to Judas Iscariot, who supposedly (and unlikely) hanged himself from an elder tree. The name was corrupted to Jew’s ear and eventually became jelly ear

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Homemade hazelnut chocolate spread

Originally known as ‘pasta gianduja’, this Italian spread is a nostalgic childhood treat that always have fascinated to people with sweet tooth. The concern of store bought jars is that is loaded with modified palm oil and extra spoons of

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Hazelnuts

Hazel is one of the most common trees in Britain, often be found tucked away in old hedgerows and woods, where they have been used to make field boundaries in England and its wood grown as coppice. It has also

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Canadian goldenrod

Introduced as an ornamental plant from its native North America, goldenrod is now a very common sight in the wild, as the plant rampantly spread into vast carpets on riverbanks and wastelands alike. This perennial goes unnoticed most of the

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