The art of survival (and video games)

(Originally posted in 2014. Updated and edited November 2020) When I first got into foraging, it was because of one thing: survival and one of the most unusual reasons why I love food so much is my fascination with wild food and living off the land. I’m a geek at heart, and when it comes…

The Survival Series Part 14: Purslane

Surviving in the wild is not easy – not only do you have to weather yourself against the elements, but you also have to find a way to sustain your energy too! This survival series looks at the many wild foods that you can come across on your travels, that you can safely forage and…

The Survival Series Part Ten: Dandelions

Escapism can be such a release, but when combined with real world scenarios and food it can also be quite fun! Inspired by my love for post-apocalyptic survival, wild food and adventure, part 10 of this series is focusing in on: Dandelions Often considered as one of those pesky weeds that hang about your garden,…

The Survival Series Part Eight: Pepper Dulse

If you’re a fan of foraging food and finding edible treats in the wild, this series is for you. For those who’ve been following this blog for a while, they may have noticed that I have a love for zombies and post-apocalyptic scenarios and so, this is how the survival series was born! This week…

The Survival Series Part Five: Wild Rock Samphire

Not all food has to have a price tag, some of the tastiest treats out there can be foraged for free! Like many out there, I have a fascination with survival and dystopian futures, and I often wonder would I be able to survive in the wild if things started to go haywire. This series…