Category Archives: Foraging

Asparagus, chanterelles and fresh basil

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I have been in a rut. My lack of culinary inspiration has been epic this winter. About 3 weeks ago I planted my garden – without fail, inspiration came flooding in. In the last moments before my culinary hibernation this … Continue reading

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wild chestnut and apple soup

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…. is it that time of year again! As I wrap up a very busy fall I hope for a few moments of piece before we get full swing into the Holidays. With the bulk … Continue reading

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blueberries and “chicken and egg” – book review

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I am a city girl but my farming and foraging heritage seems to run deep. I find myself daydreaming about farmland or possibly expanding my urban garden to an urban farm – chickens and all. And, life does feel complete … Continue reading

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dandelion fritters with spiced honey water

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You don’t hear the words “weed” and “mouth watering” used in the same sentence very often. Here is one exception. From Jamie Oliver to Alys Fowler or Toronto’s latest hot spot The Black Hoof – who have just announced plans for … Continue reading

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