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 12: Periwinkles

Heading out to the beach this week and looking for something wild to bring home? Look no further! This week, the survival series is back on the coastline where I’m looking at the small treasure that is: Periwinkles Though some may flinch at the idea at cooking and eating snail-like creatures, these little molluscs are…

The Survival Series Part 11: Horn of Plenty

Walking across woodlands and along old ruins and walls, my inner forager leaps into action. This week on the survival series, I’m going back to fungi and am looking at other edible treat that’s worth nabbing if you’re in a hurry: Horn of Plenty or the Trumpet of Death Don’t let this mushroom’s ominous-sounding name…

The Survival Series Part Seven: Dillisk

Wild food, ahoy – Grab your buckets and scissors, we’re off on another seaside adventure! This week on the Survival Series, I’m taking a closer look at a rather tasty cold water algae: Dillisk Also known as dulse, this algae species is mostly found in the middle to lower shore. Characterised by its red or…

The Survival Series Part Seven: Laver/Nori

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 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 we’re looking at…

The Survival Series Part Four: Pennywort

Foraging and finding food in the wild can be quite exciting and when you learn what to look out for it starts to become more than hobby and more like an addiction. In this series I explore various wild foods, which could be helpful for you in any apocalyptic scenario (or simply if you’ve an…

The Survival Series Part Three: Chicken of the Woods

With a fascination for the apocalypse and survival, it’s natural that I’d have a love for wild food too. Each week I’ll feature a natural food resource that can be found lurking where you least expect it. See it as a guide for when things start to go down; if anything you’ll be prepared! This…