Sunday stroll to pick some nettles and make some soup?

Sunday stroll to pick some nettles and make some soup?

Stinging nettle soup  I made this rather huge pot of soup as now is the best time to eat stinging nettle. I'm lucky enough to live by a big private field where the nettles are happily growing far away from any pollution. I pick up only the top bit from the stinging...

Sloe up in September… and pick the berries!

Sloe up in September… and pick the berries!

September's arrival is a treat in so many ways. The leaves are turning, every last drop of sunshine is a bonus and most importantly the sloes are ripening. This year there has been a bumper crop of sloes on many of the hedges around Sarratt and Chipperfield making my...

Native Beef Recipe

Native Beef Recipe

A brilliant winter warmer recipe from Native Beef's talented sister Susie! Beef brisket with ale, root veg and porcini. This is a very easy and very lazy recipe, leaving out all the browning that casseroles usually involve, but the ale and dried mushrooms add lots of...

Emma’s Vegan Millionaire’s Shortbread

Emma’s Vegan Millionaire’s Shortbread

Emma is a vegan cook and a campaigner for animal rights. She will be posting some fantastic recipes for you to experiment with and make your own. Hope that you enjoy these deliciously tempting Millionaire's Shortbreads. After baking, please share your photos by...