It’s nettle time of year

Now is the time for spring greens including nettles, chickweed and other fresh bitter flavoured wild herbs. A recipe for nettle soup is here Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. It is … Continue reading It’s nettle time of year

It’s elder time!

It's elder time! - try straight from the tree.

Burgess Park Wassail

The 17th of January is the traditional twelfth night. In gratitude for last years crops, in hope for the coming season and at a loss for something better to do, we decided on a special, Peckham style wassail on the more convenient 16th. Awkwardly,...