Our woodlands and meadows are home to almost 15,000 marvellous mushrooms, with around 300 edible varieties – and, in October, they are ripe for the picking.
Don’t dump your pumpkin leftovers post Halloween! Here are some tips from making sure you waste not.
I chat with the “pump-king”, expert pumpkin grower and carver Gareth Glover to find out his tips and tricks for Halloween delights
British pears are at their best in September and October, so why is it so few of them hit the shelves in our supermarkets?
The English language certainly gives us plenty of food for thought. Phrases and expressions associated with the culinary arts are in use every day without us even noticing – but have you ever given any thought to exactly why you should ‘bring home the bacon’?
In my regular round up of content on my site, I look back at food, drink and gardening articles published in magazines as well as the advice and opinions I’ve given in my blog over the last few months.
Sowing and planting slows down this month but there’s still plenty that’s ripe for the picking
Saving seed not only saves you money but it allows you to grow plants that are better adapted to your garden or allotment. Here’s four ways to harvest, store…or share
An exploration of some fascinating and surprising facts about how our stomachs work and the important role they play in our wellbeing and health
With everything from five-a-day vegetable blends to pizza-inspired muddles gracing cocktail menus across the UK this year, it appeared the savoury cocktail concept had been well and truly exhausted. But, it seems, something even more pungent is lurking in the shadows.