Food and Drink

May 022010
Porthleven Food FairWhat a weekend we had at the Porthleven Food Fair 24th/25th April.  I set up the Fat Hen stall with Lauren and Jon who came to stay for 10 days to help me forage, cook and sell wild food to the public.  It was such a buzz and the home smoked mackerel and dulse seaweed Read More »
Jul 232009
Japanese knotweed - the largest female clone in the worldI was just sent a link from the BBC online news: Jams and pie 'solution' for weed Only plants not controlled by herbicides should be used Harvesting and eating Japanese Knotweed could be the best biological way to control the "nightmare" weed, a woman in Cornwall has said. Caroline Davey from St Buryan said Read More »
Jun 082009
Elderflower Cordial RecipeThis is simply the best elderflower cordial recipe ever!  There's nothing more evocative of dreamy sunny summer days than elderflower cordial.   Lounging around in the garden, eating al fresco and having to cool off under the hose pipe….We really have just had a whole week of sun, a glimpse into the world of the Meditterranean, Read More »