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Forest foraging

Last week I got a Facebook message from Australian friend Kerri, who’s currently holidaying around the U.K., about a delicious asparagus and wild garlic soup she’d eaten. 439 more words


Wild Garlic Gnocchi

It’s that time of year again – wild garlic season is upon us! I went home to Cumbria a few weeks ago, and couldn’t leave without making my annual stash of wild garlic pesto. 344 more words


Garlic - the fodmaper's enemy?

Garlic contains fructans (an oligosaccharide) and is for some people a potent cause of symptoms in IBS. It is a shame that it does as it is found in many ready meals and processed foods so can be a challenging part of the diet to avoid. 408 more words

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Wild garlic in the heart of Stroud

Stratford Park must be the jewel in Stroud’s urban wildlife crown. It has a small area of lovely, more ‘wild’ woodland tucked well away from the formal bit of the park and I’d bet a whole pile of money that most people using the leisure centre don’t know of it’s existence. 806 more words


Late spring hike in the Manifold Valley: riverside wild garlic and newborn lambs

In late spring we make our annual trip to the Staffordshire border in search of the wild garlic.  At Ilam, it carpets the banks of the River Manifold, and the wonderful scent is heavy in the air.   280 more words


Recipe: Wild Garlic and Rosemary Butter

THIS recipe is so simple, it’s barely even a recipe! However I really wanted to share it with you as it is a great way to enjoy the flavour of wild garlic throughout the year, particularly as the season is so short. 378 more words


Foraging for Wild Garlic

Spring is in full force! It’s time to forage dandelion root, burdock, fiddleheads and wild garlic. Too busy for writing these days with all of my free-time in the fields, gullies or the bush. 28 more words