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Thursday, 29 September 2011 13:46

The hedgerows of Kent are laden with fruit this year and here at Badger Bushcraft we are making the best of the bounty given to us by Mother Nature. In this Wild Food Blog we will be making whitebeam (Sorbus aria) jelly with the fruits picked locally and the apples from the orchard on our farm site in Egerton.

Sunday, 25 September 2011 07:06

As our regular readers will know there has been a bit of a boozy theme running through the Badger Bushcraft Blog over the last weeks with recipes that use brandy and whisky, in the this Wild Food blog article we will look at the easiest of fruit flavoured spirit recipes that being blackberry vodka liqueur.

Saturday, 24 September 2011 14:02

With a few left over apples from an early morning visit to the orchard at our farm site here in the heart of  Kent both Ben and I decided to make an exceptionally simple yet incredibly delicious apple sauce recipe that only takes a matter of minutes and which Ben asked me to feature here on the Badger Bushcraft Blog.

Thursday, 22 September 2011 09:55

Several early morning and dusk ventures that have proved fruitless have finally been rewarded with a beautiful encounter with a Peregrine and some pictures by which to remember the event.

Sunday, 18 September 2011 07:21

Following on from a recent blog post and keeping to a theme we will now be looking at another spirit based drink that will be ready in time for the Festive Season and that is damson whisky.

Saturday, 17 September 2011 15:53

The wild fruit trees that grace the Kent landscape in which we live are laden with fruit galore this year and now is the time to harvest some of Mother Nature's bounty and make all sorts of fare to grace our tables both now and into the coming seasons. In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article we will be making damson brandy liqueur.

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 08:02

A recent morning started with the local songbird and blackbird population creating a hullabaloo as a female sparrowhawk hunted the local trees, shrubs and hedgerows that abut our base here in Kent.

Monday, 05 September 2011 16:41

An encounter with the beautiful “Sea Poppy” or yellow horned poppy whilst exploring the shingle and pebble coastline of Kent in a recent field trip that included a visit to Samphire Hoe between Dover and Folkestone.

Saturday, 27 August 2011 11:20

altTeaming up with our "Gourmet Bushcraft Events" partner Zoe Morley of The Angel Cookery Academy earlier this week we had the pleasure of delivering a bespoke team building event for key staff at Wesleyan Assurance Society at our farm site here in the heart of “The Darling Buds of May” countryside in Kent.

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 12:31

In this Badger Bushcraft Blog article we revisit the Kent salt marshes to forage for the gastronomic delight that is Marsh Samphire (Salicornia spp.) also known as Glasswort and show you how to pickle this succulent and delicious plant.

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