Monthly Archives: October 2012

Scary Fairy Cakes

So the pumpkins have been carved and fingers are still in tact. Costumes and face paint are ready for the big dress up. Barmbrack is made and chunky, buttery slices sampled by all. Most of the charms are still hidden … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Foraging (“Big Bill’s Wild Mushroom Hunts”)

As children each Autumn we often went wild mushroom picking. Setting out at the crack of dawn, the dew like little glass beads on the fields, welly clad feet, long strands of meadow grass collected for threading our flat topped … Continue reading

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Wild Berry Foraging

Each year, once I’ve gotten over the devastation that the summer is definitely over, or in our case this year in Ireland, that we are not actually getting one, I relax into Autumn, a favourite season of mine and all … Continue reading

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