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Elderberry & Echinacea Tincture

Elderberry & Echinacea Tincture

September has arrived, drawing Summer to a close. Things are slowly starting to change, the temperature is getting that bit cooler, the evenings are drawing in. It’s time to think ahead to those even colder, shorter, darker days when flu rears its head. Why, you might ask… […]

Apple & Blackberry Cobbler

Apple & Blackberry Cobbler

I was a little eager with my blackberries this year. I spotted a few on the way to the car park at work and declared to my work buddies that we, “MUST go blackberry picking during our lunch break the next day!” (I work in the […]

Nettle & Wild Garlic, Buckwheat Crêpes

Nettle & Wild Garlic, Buckwheat Crêpes

Last month I wrote about the impending hungry gap when I posted a recipe for a tagine using the last of Winter’s root vegetables. We’re now well into April and the hungry gap is definitely upon us. The Winter crops have come to an end […]

Marking the Seasons // Elderberry Flu Remedy

Marking the Seasons // Elderberry Flu Remedy

There’s a suspicious tinge of orange on the leaves. The nights are drawing in. It would seem that Autumn is upon us. It’s hard to put a finger on the start of Autumn, it’s one of those seasons that sneaks up on you. One minute you’re thinking […]

Sloe Spelt Cake

Sloe Spelt Cake

When you eat the seasons you can’t help but rejoice when you reach that time of year when there is food a plenty. Late summer is such an amazing time for food, there are an abundance of vegetables around and at last there’s plenty of […]

Elderflower Cheesecake (Vegan Sambocade)

Elderflower Cheesecake (Vegan Sambocade)

I was already having a great day. The sun was shining, the sky was a deep shade of blue. It was one of those late spring days that gives us a hint of summer and everyone in London transforms into a radiant smiling being. I went out to […]