Wild Mushroom Foraging

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We went for an afternoon of wild mushroom foraging with Irish mycologist and mushroom expert Bill O’Dea. It was a very informative and entertaining day starting off with a chat and Bill giving a talk about the world of fungi and the basics on various mushrooms growing in Ireland. After the group had collected a […]

In the kitchen

Simple Autumn Fruit and Berry Cake

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Autumn is a season of plenty. We are always exploring new ways to utilize and preserve the gardens treasures. One quick and rewarding way is to make a cake with blackberries, elderberries, raspberries, apples and even rhubarb (a special variety that can be harvested any time of the year – Glaskin perpetual). Crumble or custard […]