From Foraging to Table

It’s a little wild in my kitchen at Tythebarn House this week, cooking up ideas based on the Wildlife Trust theme for June – 30 Days Wild.

It began with a wander along the Lancaster Canal for a foraging expedition.

dbrown-20160601-P1000578-1200pxWell, not so much an expedition, as a short walk to the nearest elderflower bush.  It’s always such a joy to pick those first flowers and smell the heady scent.

ElderflowerThis was my plan – to pop it into the latest batch of sourdough leaven and do a little slow-food baking.

Elderflower leaven Three days later…..

sourdough-dbrownIt tastes so good when you know the story from foraging to table.  Go on – give yourself a treat.

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Images: Copyright 2015 Diana Brown

There’s so much to see and explore around this area. The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales,  Arnside & Silverdale AONB and wildlife haven of the Morecambe Bay area are all within easy reach.

For more inspiring images:  vimeo by 2020VISION “Morecambe Bay… a wild place…a big place …a place of infinite skies and endless colour…”



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