Wild Kitchen & Autumn Foraging at Lydford Gorge in Devon

Wild Kitchen & Autumn Foraging at Lydford Gorge in Devon

As the seasons transition from Summer to Autumn suddenly the hedgerows become abundant with fruit and berries.

I’ve always wanted to give foraging a go but, I have never known where to start and I wouldn’t want to eat something poisonous! 🌱

Lydford Gorge host the most amazing seasonal workshops and on a trip to Devon I joined the Wild Kitchen experience.

Here’s a look at my day foraging and cooking…

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Celebrating Día de Muertos at Wahaca in Southampton

Celebrating Día de Muertos at Wahaca in Southampton

AD* | The Day of the Dead is all about celebrating life! This, along with Halloween, is definitely my favourite adopted seasonal celebrations and it’s a huge excuse to eat ALL the Mexican food!

Wahaca invited me to a Día de Muertos dinner party, creating a cosy corner where we tried some tasty tacos and quesadillas.

Naturally, I was there with bells on!

Like Mexican food? See the delicious dishes from Masterchef 2005 winner Tomasina Miers…

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Pumpkin picking at Hollam Nurseries

Pumpkin picking at Hollam Nurseries

This year I went pumpkin picking on a farm for the first time ever. There’s nothing better than spending time with friends and family and I couldn’t think of anything more seasonal to do!

Here’s a look at my afternoon spent in the field picking pumpkins – it will certainly give you an autumn boost as the pictures are rich in colour and sum up this time of year perfectly.

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Conjuring up the Halloween spirit with M&S

Conjuring up the Halloween spirit with M&S

Hubble bubble boil and trouble! Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me you’ll be hunting for some treats and activities to celebrate the spookiest day of the year.

If you need a little inspiration take a peek at these five traditional Halloween activities…

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How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween

How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween

This year I wanted to do something different with my pumpkins for Halloween. I’ve seen the trend for foliage pumpkins is on the rise, so I thought I’d try to make some myself. Here’s a little how to guide so you can do the same! Continue reading “How to make foliage pumpkins for Halloween”

Autumn discoveries & Happy Halloween 2016

Autumn discoveries & Happy Halloween 2016

Autumnal weekends rock. Reds and oranges, indicative of the change of season, transform woodland in to fiery landscapes that are picture perfect. Not only do the warm colours look beautiful but the crisp crunches and rustling of  fallen leaves provide the soundtrack to the season. It is one of my favourite times of year.

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Happy Halloween 2014!

Happy Halloween 2014!

I can’t help it. I seriously love Halloween. For me, it’s always been a time where my friends and family come together. We eat, we laugh, we dress up in ridiculous outfits. It’s also a chance for me to show off my pumpkin carving skills. Hooray!

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