Cherry Blossom Syrup

Cherry Blossom Syrup

A little while back I would have been the first to complain that foragers seem to be obsessed with making everything into a syrup - especially flowers. However, I've gradually learned that it's one of the best ways of harnessing and preserving the flavour of many of nature's best, and most fleeting specialties. Making syrups [...]

Nasturtium Scones

Nasturtium Scones

Whenever I see a bed of tumbling nasturtiums it always makes me think of the beautiful hobbit gardens in the Lord of the Rings films - is that just me? There are countless varieties of nasturtium from deep reds, through tangerine oranges, to soft yellows. At some point I want to grow all of them! [...]

Asparagus with Wild Greens and Dandelion Honey

Asparagus with Wild Greens and Dandelion Honey

May (well towards the end of April until the start of June) is all about asparagus in the UK. This crunchy, tender, delicious veg has such a short season which makes it all the more exciting to many of us Brits alongside our propensity to lose our minds over Jersey royals and, more recently, wild [...]