Category Archives: Ingredients

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… Read more »

Hawthorn

The humble hawthorn is one of the most magical and enchanted trees of Britain’s hedgerows, with so many traditions and folklore associated that is considered a fairy tree amongst hedge witches. Hawthorn enliven the countryside with its deep scented blossom… Read more »

Crab apples

The crab apple is the wild counterpart to the cultivated apple, much smaller and tarter in flavour. The trees produce beautiful fragrant blossoms in spring and prolific fruit in late summer, which makes it a forager’s favourite. Description and species… Read more »

Acorns

Oak is the most common woodland tree in Britain. It has been a national symbol of strength and longevity for centuries, dubbed as the Royal Oak. The saying goes “Mighty oaks from tiny acorns grow”. They are all around us… Read more »