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Beach Plum Adventure

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m slowly trying to learn more wild, edible plants.  I like discovering treasures and, like shopping for antiques and visiting thrift stores… 472 more words


Jamorama Part 1 - The Basics

It’s official! I love making jam – there is something so cathartic about it – watching the processes that go into it. It can take a while to do but the results are well worth it!   1,843 more words


Foraging for marshmallows

I have been absolutely aching to eat something I’ve grown and picked myself. I’ve been itching to use some of the land on the farm to grow food. 552 more words


Blueberries, Oh how I love thee.

Wild Blueberries have taken over the WORLD!  Ok, maybe not the world, but definitely my kitchen.  I’ve picked 3 gallons and 3 pints of those little tiny bursts of goodness that melt in your mouth like candy.   807 more words


Foraging for Mushrooms

The mushroom season has begun in the Stockholm area of Sweden. It’s been a long , dry summer, so there are fewer mushrooms compared to this time last year , although the recent rains may soon change that.   56 more words


We went to Slovenia...

…for the first time, last year and we’ll soon be there again, to enjoy the local dishes and report back. Whetting my own appetite for the trip, I re-read the email I sent our grown-up children from there. 559 more words


Forgaing Failure and Relentless Rain

I will admit now I shouted much more than I usually do last week. You see, sandy is grumpy (god knows why, I’m getting fed up at myself even for being a broken record stuck on a track named “f-ing incisors”) Roslyn is nosey and the weather is pants. 327 more words