An abundant, easy-to-recognise, delicious, nutritious coastal green that is available for much of the year.
A short, fun video showing how to make bitters from birch twigs and use them to flavour a great spring martini.
Short Video: An unusual combination of a very low tide coinciding with unusually low temperatures was a small disaster for molluscs, but great gift to sea birds. I made this short video of the aftermath.
Short Video: Sycamore sap started to flow in Galloway (SW Scotland) on 26th February, with birch sap not far behind. Here is a quick, fun film to celebrate and perhaps inspire some low-impact twig tapping.
A guest post by Shelia Dillon, food journalist and presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme.