cooking


Making a pot hanger with one hand

This is the third article I wrote for The Bushcraft Journal about doing simple bushcraft tasks with my non-dominant hand and came out in August 2015.  If you haven’t subscribed to The Bushcraft Journal yet, why not! One handed pot hanger In my previous articles I’ve managed to light a fire and put up my […]

billy can

Cow Parsley Soup 2

Here we are in mid-February and the cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is growing profusely in the hedgerows of Kent.  Also known as ‘wild chervil’ it makes a great soup when young. A word of warning however, at this time of year cow parsley could be mistaken for hemlock (Conium maculatum), which is highly poisonous.  All parts of hemlock […]

Chopped cow parsley

Chargrilled Hogweed

Despite its name, hogweed is absolutely delicious.  Be careful on your identification as it can be confused with the non-native giant hogweed, and when it is young it could be confused with some of the other umbellifers such as hemlock. We harvest the leaves before they have unfurled and they have a silvery sheen to […]