Chocolate, Sweet Violet & Nettle Recipe

In this video, Simone, a forager with 40 years experience, talks us through not only how to make this scrummy treat, but also her philosophy of foraging, and how wild edible plants have transformed her life. Chocolate combined with sweet violets and nettle has, quite simply, got to be experienced! The deep, earthy flavours of nettle combine beautifully with the bitter-sweet taste of rich, dark chocolate. [Read more…]

A Passion For Wild Food


For 40 years Simone has been passionate about wild food. Zillah and I went to visit her at her home in Calstock, Cornwall, where she prepared a most delicious wild food meal. In this video she talks about her wild food passion, and why it is important to her.