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Eating burdock

Eating burdock roots is a great way to get your daily intake of carbohydrates.  Burdock (Arctium lappa) is often found along woodland rides, hedgerows, verges and waste ground and is a fairly distinctve plant.   If you’re not sure take a look at this post I wrote a few years back that highlights the differences […]

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eating hogweed | foraging | wild foods | Kent | south east | London

Eating hogweed

Hogweed (Heracleum sphondilium) is a common plant in the British Isles and can be found along verges, in hedgerows, tracks and on the sides of fields.  It’s fairly recognisable but take care not to confuse it with giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum).  We’re eating hogweed regularly at this time of year, it’s one of my favourite […]