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 [...]

Spiced Mackerel with Gooseberry & Chilli Chutney

Spiced Mackerel with Gooseberry & Chilli Chutney

The humble gooseberry, or "goosegog" as it is sometimes affectionately called, is one of the first fruits to appear in spring, it's rarely finding its way onto our tables for some reason. Gooseberries lack the sweetness of strawberries and raspberries and have a face-puckering tartness that likely is the root of their dwindling popularity, but [...]

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 [...]

Easy Granola – The Only Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Easy Granola – The Only Recipe You’ll Ever Need

I always say I’m not a morning person, I never have been, and it’s true that everyone is different when it comes to the best time of day for them to be productive, energised and motivated. However, I recognise that there is an energy that comes with rising early that, when I manage to catch [...]