Early spring wild edibles

For me bushcraft is about exploring and understanding the natural world.  I often try to imagine life for our hunter gather ancestors, looking out of their shelters into the forest and knowing that the supermarket, DIY shop, chemist and clothes shop are all out there, it’s just a case of what to look for, where […]

early spring wild edibles | a spring forage | foraging for ramsons | tips for foraging | south east | Kent | London

Foraging for rosehips

It’s that time of year to get out and about foraging for rosehips.  So here’s a short video looking at rosehips, why you need to be careful eating them and a couple of ideas on what to do with them. Here’s the recipe for rosehip syrup and another for rosehip and crab apple jam. Depending […]

foraging for rosehips | rosehip syrup | foraging | Kent | London | south east

Blackthorn, sloes and sloe gin

A short video where I talk about blackthorn, sloes and sloe gin! How to make sloe gin Freeze 500g of sloes for a couple of hours before pouring into a jar Add 1 litre of vodka and 250g of sugar, put on the lid and put in a dark cupboard Shake daily until the sugar […]

sloe gin | fruit and berries | foraging | Kent | south east | London