The Epicurean

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british food, comfort and culture

Food

Floral Flavourings

Been blackberry picking for a crumble? Grown apricots for that homemade jam? Chances are that you’ve dabbled in this latest foodie trend that was once a thing of the past. Foraging for our food is on the rise with more

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Nettles
Food

Wild Harvest: Nettles

Possessing menacing spikes of jagged jade-green – you can gauge its painful sting from merely glancing at the common nettle, also fondly known as the...

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Sloe berries
Food

Wild Harvest: Sloe Berries

The British summer may feel like a distant memory but there is plenty to look forward to as the colder months creep in. Dinners...

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Food

Wild Harvest: Giant Puffball

Don’t be fooled – these are not the deflated carcasses of footballs abandoned in a field – these are the outlines of a larger than life mushroom, the aptly named Giant Puffball. Coveted by both the Greeks and Romans for

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Old House Inn
Food

On The Menu: Old House Inn

Discover a culinary gem. With a brilliant new chef in their kitchen, Copthorne’s The Old House Inn invites us to taste their fabulous new...

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