As happens every year, it is again forecast that we in the UK and Ireland are to experience one of the worst winters known to our generation! I’m not overly concerned, but I have decided to draw up a little Winter Survival Guide. A to-do list of sorts detailing all the things I can prepare to make sure my little family can cope with whatever nature throws at us.
Although there are many edible foods growing free in the wild, blackberries have to be one of the most popular! They grow in abundance in hedgerows, and at the bottom of gardens, just screaming to be picked and baked in a hot crumble, just perfect for those autumn evenings which are drawing in ever so quickly.