Cucumber pickle

This lovely European pickle is a great way to use up a glut of cucumbers. Do not panic at the amount of salt you see in the recipe, the salt is used to draw moisture from the cucumber and you will be rinsing this away before making the pickle. The art to this pickle is […]

Great Burnet

Whilst picking Brambles yesterday, I came across something I have not seen for many years….Wild Burnet. I used to pick these en masse for my father to make wine and here it was growing in the grassland near the hedgerow. The Wild Burnet or Sanguisorba Officinalis grows to around 1m tall in grassland and on […]