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foraging for giant puffballs | wild foods | Kent | mushrooms

Foraging for giant puffballs

Foraging for giant puffballs (Calvatia Gigantea) is a straightforward endeavour, they can be found in meadows and fields during the late summer and are easy to recognise.  Last weekend on our 1 Day Foraging Course Nicola and I found some giant puffballs but they weren’t ready for picking.  So we went back yesterday to see […]


vegan frittata with wild greens

Vegan frittata with wild greens

This vegan frittata with wild greens is a fantastic variation on the classic Italian frittata.  And to be honest, you don’t need to be vegan to enjoy it either, it tastes wonderful. Ingredients 1 cup of gram (chickpea) flour 1 tsp of turmeric 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1 cooked potato, thinly sliced 1 […]


Woodland rabbit casserole

I’m a big fan of rabbit casserole, we often eat it on our Survival Courses.  So I thought I’d write up the recipe that we use; obviously Nicola included some wild ingredients! Ingredients The ingredients are for 8 people. 2 rabbits 2 onions, sliced 2 sticks of cellery, sliced 2 carrots, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced […]

rabbit casserole | wild foods | foraging | Kent | London | south east

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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 […]