Christmas at The Swan Inn

Enjoy a range of mouth-watering festive menus at the Swan Inn in Great Shefford – a traditional pub which has ...

Giant Puffball

A friend just brought us this amazing Giant Puffball from a nearby field.

Wine & Food Match Suggestions

Thanks to Simon Evans, MD & Wine Buyer at The Naked Grape Wine Merchants in Hungerford for suggesting some great ...

Donate Spare Apples for Juice for Foodbank Clients!

More apples than you know what to do with? Did you know that 90% of apples go to waste in private gardens? My Apple ...

Honesty Picnic Boxes: Crumble & Spice

An enchanting autumnal picnic for one, perfect for point-to-point racing, heading out for a bracing walk or as a gift ...

Honesty Picnic Boxes: Afternoon Tea

Perfect for any event from outdoor opera, concerts and cinema to horse-racing and regattas, heading out with the ...

Which Mushrooms to Avoid: The Inglorious Seven

Knowing what’s definitely edible is good, but knowing what will probably kill you is better. Here’s a few ...

Here are some mushrooms that are perhaps the easiest to identify. The Giant Puffball [Calvatia gigantea] A globular ...

Ten Simple Rules For Fungus Foraging

It’s mushroom season again, which means there’s some very fine eating to be had for the cost of a morning ...

Low Energy Cooking

Did you know that it’s possible to save 40-50% of the fuel needed to cook, without buying any new equipment? ...