Ramson flower bud lacto-fermentation

Or, wild capers with Bear Garlic! If you live in old woodland, especially towards the Western Atlantic coast of Britain, you will walk in woodlands where extensive carpets of this supreme wild garlic  (Allium ursinum) is found growing in lushious dense swards from January onwards in many areas, through to late May. You can harvest…

Garlic Monograph for foragers

Allium ursinum, Allium sativum Wild garlic, Bulb garlic Liliacea family Only comparatively recently have the British public embraced garlic, a plant renowned globally for its culinary uses. Before the 1980’s it wasn’t used anything like it is today. In this discussion I deal with the similar culinary and medicinal aspects of both our native wild…