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fruit plants kashmir

Fruit plants of KashmirTaxus Persimmon, Wild Blue Persimmon tree,Apple tree, Apricort fruit  tree , Kiwi fruit  plant, Goji berry plant, Ginkgo biloba seed , Almond tree, Peach tree, Pear fruit  tree, Amlok fruit tree, Howthorne berrie...
by JKMPIC on Dec 8, 2016

Apple and Elderflower Smoothie

This Apple and Elderflower Smoothie offers an early summer twist on a refreshing and healthy classic. Get out foraging and make the most of this delightful flower whilst you still can! The sun is shining here in Cornwall, however briefly, so to cele...
by Hedgecombers on Jun 27, 2016

Green Hazelnut and Chocolate Brownies

These foraged Green Hazelnut and Chocolate Brownies make use of the fresh nuts straight from the tree. If it’s out of season, or a bad year, feel free to substitute with regular dried hazelnuts that are available all year round. 2015 is turni...
by Hedgecombers on Sep 9, 2015

A Posy of Flowers in the Kitchen

I’m off on a crazy exciting foodie road trip around Wales throughout May, and a few of my favourite bloggy friends have stepped in to fill the void in my absence. Today I hand over the reins to the delightful Karen from Lavender and Lovage with th...
by Hedgecombers on May 16, 2015

Nettle and Feta Ravioli

This Nettle and Feta Ravioli is a fun meal to make from scratch and tastes out of this world. Go pluck those weeds from your back garden and put them to good use! Gardeners up and down the country are despairing at the first sight of the invasive sti...
by Hedgecombers on Mar 27, 2015

Nettle and Feta Ravioli

This Nettle and Feta Ravioli is a fun meal to make from scratch and tastes out of this world. Go pluck those weeds from your back garden and put them to good use! Gardeners up and down the country are despairing at the first sight of the invasive sti...
by Hedgecombers on Mar 27, 2015

Baked Mackerel Salad with Hot Ginger Dressing

The piggies went off yesterday and in preparation for their return we have been eating out of the freezers for what feels like months. Among the weird and wonderful contents found (pigs trotters, dead rabbits for the ferrets still in their furry coat...
by Hedgecombers on Dec 11, 2014

In the Garden :: September 25

Today I want to join Amanda with “In the Garden” – so much has been happening in and around our garden in the last few weeks… This week in our garden, we have … :: enjoyed a walk to our favourite elder trees to pick some...
by The Cherry Farm on Sep 25, 2014

Samphire and Goats Cheese Pizza

Pizza cravings had me in the kitchen first thing mixing up a fresh batch of pizza dough. Whilst the dough was rising I popped down to the greengrocers to find the perfect topping and saw the girl behind the counter bagging up some fresh samphire. P...
by Hedgecombers on Aug 15, 2014

Nettle and Pancetta Risotto Recipe

I can still remember the first time I ever had risotto. My dad cooked a bacon & leek version and I couldn’t believe what I was eating. A savoury version of rice pudding, it ticked all the comfort food boxes in one little bowl. Stodgy, carb...
by Hedgecombers on Apr 30, 2014

Fennel and Wild Garlic Salad with Mustard Dressing

I’ve been scanning the hedges for the past week or two, ever since the rain stopped (HOORAH!) and the sun started shining (HOOORRAAAHHHH!) looking out for wild garlic. These little blooms are the very first. Apologies then to my neighbours for...
by Hedgecombers on Mar 19, 2014

He lives in a tree, doesn’t wear shoes, and brushes his teeth with a pinecone

<!-- Bestblender middle page --> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Talk about living off the grid. About 25 years ago, Mick Dodge shed his shoes, grew his beard, and left modern civilization (and a family) to live alone i...
by Best Blener on Jan 15, 2014

Duck with elderflower and lovage

Elder flowers are synonymous with the start of British summer, but apart from making elderflower cordial, wine and champagne, they have a great many other uses. We found this great recipe by Lawrence... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...
by FoodOnABudget on Jun 9, 2013

Wild Garlic Soup with Wild Garlic Dumplings

When I started this blog, its remit was simple - soup, soup and more soup.  Then it mutated to include cakes, random recipes and then wild food / foraging as I started to notice the wonderful treasure trove that was lurking on cycle paths and hi...
by Soup Tuesday on May 24, 2013

A Nature Walk in Spring

We planted a little forest at the north end of our land. They are still young but steadily growing every year. I love to walk through “our woods” and imagine what it will be like in 10 years time. The nettles are still small but soon we w...
by The Cherry Farm on Apr 17, 2013

Ravioli with wild garlic and cream cheese

Another thanks to Olive magazine for this seasonal recipe. There is certainly something special about cooking with a wild grown, ... Continue reading...
by Rice For Britain on Mar 30, 2013

Tables Laid

Went for a good long bimble round the woods yesterday with my old muckers Hugo & Rockmonkey, had a great laugh and saw some great wildlife too, including a superb Fallow Deer Buck. Around midday it was time for brew and a bit of lunch and i guess...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Feb 7, 2013

Dehydrated Meal.

On the 6 June 2011, i dehydrated the left overs from one of our family meals, it was nothing too special, just Rice with a nice tomato sauce and some vegetables in it, the dehydrated meal was then bagged up in a bog standard ziplock type bag and put...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Feb 7, 2013

Snow - Other Uses

The uses of snow are of course well documented, fresh drinking water, building materials, insulation,  food preservation are just a few of the many uses the white stuff has. One of my favourite uses though is as a beer cooler, well why take up va...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 19, 2013

A Foraging Walk and Banquet with ‘The Foragers at The Verulam Arms’ St Albans

Nettle soup with wild garlic-infused olive oil, sweet onion tart topped with foraged herbs, blue cheese cheesecake with wild poppy seed biscuits. The kind of food you would perhaps expect to find on the menu of a Michelin-starred restaurant – n...
by renbehan.com on Jun 18, 2012


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