Fire & Wild “GATHER”: A Woodland Feast

About two weeks ago, Mark and I spent an afternoon in a secluded woodland in Sussex with a group of complete strangers enjoying some wonderful food and company. I'd seen Fire & Wild on Instagram (check out their incredible profile here) and was instantly drawn to their idea and their menu. All cooked over a … Continue reading Fire & Wild “GATHER”: A Woodland Feast

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New Forest Shepherds Huts – Our Anniversary Weekend Escape

Today is our second wedding anniversary! How fast has the last two years flown by? Even though they have been jam-packed and great fun, it’s still hard to believe that our wedding and our incredible honeymoon in Sri Lanka and the Maldives wasn’t just a few months ago! Anyway, as much as I love you … Continue reading New Forest Shepherds Huts – Our Anniversary Weekend Escape

Strawberry Picking in Berkshire and Homemade Jam

Summer = strawberries, especially with Wimbledon coming up, and there's nothing quite like locally grown British strawberries. I don't remember ever going strawberry picking before, so after hearing that a couple of friends had been, and seeing photos on Instagram, I figured why not! It's a great way to get outdoors, engage in a local … Continue reading Strawberry Picking in Berkshire and Homemade Jam

Tips for gathering elderflowers and making top notch elderflower cordial

Elderflowers have had a bit of a moment-in-the-sun lately after featuring in THE wedding cake of the year with their longstanding friend, the lemon. For me, like a lot of wild food, fresh elderflowers are hugely under-utilised by the general population. Elderflower cordial is very popular, but I am surprised that more people don’t make … Continue reading Tips for gathering elderflowers and making top notch elderflower cordial