Category Archives for "Wild Food Videos"

Crafting A Delicious Pine Oil

Update 20.02.17
Some folk are little concerned about possibly getting food poisoning from this recipe. Here’s my reply:

“I got asked the same question on social. To which I replied, good point, I need to make that clearer in future especially regarding botulism. The advice is to keep plants in oil no longer than three weeks and in the refrigerator. This is somewhat open to debate, and there have only been 33 recorded cases of food-borne botulism in England and Wales since 1989. Read Clostridium botulinum & Vegetables in Oil.

I originally mentioned the possible problem of botulism in my post on preserving wild garlic in oil, here.”

Down here in Devon this weekend, the weather was sunny and balmy.

So I took the opportunity to get out and about to shoot a short video for you.

Now, just a few points first, because I also need your help.

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Is It Hemlock or Cow Parsley

Hemlock or Cow Parsley? Think you know? Watch this video and take some time to see if you can tell the difference. In this video I reveal the answer, along with numerous photos to illustrate the plants.

But first I want to make a few things very clear to you, and also about my own way of teaching the edible weeds that surround us…

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Sandor Katz Remembers Frank Cook

Ever since I met Frank Cook back in 2008, I’d always wanted to interview his friend, Sandor Katz. The two of them were good friends and conducted workshops together. In this short video Sandor talks about his friendship with Frank, and the ways they were exploring wild foods and wild fermentation…

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