wild foods


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

Bushcraft uses for ground ivy

Continuing with a look at some common spring time plants and their uses to us in bushcraft, here’s a video in which I talk about some of the many uses for ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea). We often talk about bushcraft uses for ground ivy on our1 Day Foraging course and our Herbal Remedies courses. You can see […]

bushcraft uses for ground ivy | woodland herbal teas | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

quince jam

Quince jam

Quince is a non-native tree in the rose family.  It’s related to apples and pears, in fact the fruits look a bit like an oversized pear.  It’s often grown for it’s attractive pink blossom but the fruits are not to be overlooked. Here’s a simple recipe for quince jam, a wonderful accompaniment to cheeses and […]