Monthly Archives: October 2006

I hate roses …except the wild ones – Rosehip Syrup

I always have and I know where it comes from …my Gran on my Dads side had this horrible “garden” that was all concrete and planters with mean thick stemed huge petalled roses. My grandpa had the other half of … Continue reading

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Sunday Happiness

Today is one of the last days of October but it was so warm you would have mistaken it for a summers day……and my highlight showing a six year old in bumble-bee welly boots ( complete with antennae) her first … Continue reading

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Field Mushrooms

Picking shrooms in fields is fun they are so beautiful nestling amongst the grass you walk right past them sometimes …. prefering as they do to grow on cow pats and next to big thistles and . But once you … Continue reading

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Weekend Wet Walking and Apples

There are lots of apple trees here in the West Country because we make a lot of cider .. most are in orchards though and thus untouchable .Unless you go in for a touch of scrumping. Which being a well … Continue reading

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Hedgehog Fungus and Squash Risotto

Hedghog Fungus (Hydnum repandum ) grows deciduous or coniferous woods. Season late summer to late autumn. recognised the by having spines growing down rather than gills, colour varies from white to salmon pink Incredibly tasty and often found in large … Continue reading

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Sunday Forage – Dryads Saddle & Amethyst Deceivers

Dryads Saddle Calimari Batter recipe 1 cup of flour 1 cup of beer 1/2 cup of milk Teaspoon of Paprika 1 eggWhisk it all together Cut mushroom into strips and roll in a little flour dip strips in batter mixture … Continue reading

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Conference Time … Croissants at Dawn

Prof Andre Tylee said my name on stage have arrived ha ha ha ….. choice, strengthen commission to outcome indicators , prospective payment system , improvement in quality and capacity , whole systems , managing uncertainty , cinderella service , … Continue reading

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Feminine Foraging

…… all the Sunday supplements are going nuts for foraging …. foraging and walking have been fantastic therapy in post relationship breakdown but as a single girly wandering the countryside I thought I would share some of the things I … Continue reading

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