Month: May 2020


Blackberry-Picking Early autumn is truly a bountiful time and where better to start the harvest than with the humble blackberry.  Easily recognised, brambles, sméara dúbha

Chilean Guava, Ugni molinae

Ugni molinae, long-overlooked member of the myrtle family was first described by Molina, an Italian Jesuit living in Chile.  Appearing in his book The geographical,

A brief history of Edible Flowers…

The nutritional benefit of eating your greens is widely agreed but edible flowers…….? They are generally eaten in such small quantities as to make their