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how to make elderflower fritters

Years ago I loved to experiment with wild food and worked my way through Richard Mabey’s “food for free“ After a couple of years experimenting with stewed nettles and the likes I came down to half a dozen wild foods which I still enjoy when in season but the rest are the sort of thing […]

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Linacre woodland festival

Last weekend I was turning at Linacre woodland festival near Chesterfield. It is a lovely small local event in nice woodland alongside the reservoir. There are some excellent craftspeople demonstrating and we stay on site and have a nice evening round the camp fire….sometimes work can be very pleasurable indeed. It is a family friendly […]

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