Fat Hen

Jul 082014
 
Building a websiteIt’s Tuesday and I’m on a course I’m on a wordpress course at  DPN to build my new website.  I’ve woken up a bit now so feel that I can concentrate….I was very tired this morning.   Too many late nights and not enough sleep.   I haven’t succombed to the caffeine either which is Read More »
Jul 282011
 
Waitrose PhotoshootBack at the end of May Waitrose came to take photos of me foraging and cooking for a photographic feature on people who work outside with food. It will be in the August edition of the Waitrose magazine. "It won't take long" he said, and after 4 hours of posing supposedly naturally with my hat Read More »
May 102011
 
Countryfile came down to film me again a couple of weeks ago. It was aired last Sunday 8th May.  Follow this link for BBC I player to see the programme.  It'll be on i player for another week and is about 20 minutes into the hour long episode: Caroline on BBC Countryfile They ran a Read More »
Apr 202011
 
Come on a Wild Food Coastal Walk on Good Friday, April 22nd 2011 from the Gurnards Head, with Caroline Davey Followed by a 3 Course Wild Lunch in the pub, cooked by head chef, Bruce Rennie  featuring wild seasonal local herbs, salads, vegetables, flowers & fruit  Starter  Vichyssoise of Alexanders  Main Course  Hake, three cornered Read More »
Feb 212011
 
Last October I took Nick Baker, the naturalist, of 'The Really Wild Show' fame, foraging for a day which will be aired tonight on Inside Out.  This is a regional BBC series, so you'll get to see it if you are in the West Country.   I got him to dig up burdock, painstakingly, with a Read More »
Feb 082011
 
Wild Cornish Tricolor TaglietellePasta drying on my clothes drier I had a great day last Wednesday foraging with Ross Bruce, the head chef of the Felin Fach Griffen.  We went to my usual haunts and foraged laver, sea beet, fool’s watercress, alexanders, black mustard, three cornered garlic and navelwort.  Who says there’s nothing to eat in the winter??  Read More »
Jan 042011
 
Carnage on Boxing DayOn the approach to Christmas my wild food activities ground to a halt and the focus changed to festive merriment. We hunkered down next to the new wood burner, with food and family in excess, celebrating in traditional Christmas fashion. All was well until Boxing Day. Having lost all but one of our ‘fox fodder’ Read More »
Nov 212010
 
Fat Hen is on Countryfile tonight. BBC1 6.30pm.  I take a group of West Penwithians foraging with James Wong and we cook it all up back here.  It should be an 8 minute film within today's Countryfile episode. X Read More »
Oct 302010
 
The Countryfile piece with me and James Wong has been postponed till another episode. It will not be on Sunday 31st but in the next few weeks. Will keep you posted on date. Read More »