A feast of foraging

John using carrageenan to set pannacotta

John and Miles are at Edinburgh Science Festival on March 31, 2013 How many of us actually eat wild plants these days? Picking blackberries, elderflowers and  elderberries, sloes and wild garlic are all popular finds for me. Much as we like the idea of mushroom picking, that’s fraught with problems.…

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Pumpkin Delights


With Hallowe’en just round the corner, pumpkins are in splendid abundance in such beautiful shapes, sizes and colours. Check out your local independent grocer for the best choice. If’ you’re carving a pumpkin for Hallowe’en, you’ll probably be wondering what to with the flesh you’re left with.  My favourite recipe…

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