These bizarre, strange looking fungi were recorded back in 2008 by mushroom aficionada Mark Pike of the Dorset Fungi Group (DFG). Weird and wonderful!
Words and images by Mark Pike. the Dorset Fungus Group.
These are a few of the rarer...
Pigeon and Pickled Wild Mushroom Bruschetta with Blackberry Dressing
Full recipe from edition 7
Introduced by Sara Sinagulia, recipe by Giuseppe!
Photographed by Starlight Photography at the Olive Tree Cookery School
Click on any image to get a better view & look...
Hustle In Your Hedgerow
Make a deliciously tart and fruity Hedgerow Jelly
By Mel Sellings
Folklore has it that you must pick blackberries “before the devil spits in them” at Michaelmas, around the 29th of September. This is a diabolical explanation for...
A Conservation Showcase
In many respects, Paul Loudoun is a rare breed of farmer, becoming less so as the benefits of older methods of farming are better appreciated.
Full article plus extra photos and words from edition 3. By Geoffrey...
Full article from edition 5
By Geoffrey Stubbs
Images by Starlight Photography & G Stubbs
Triangulated above the ancient mine-pocked cliffs of Winspit and Seacombe stands an old chicken shed. It looks a little flimsy for this side of the ridge, being...
Full recipes from edition 6
The Jammy Bodger Gets Tangy
By Mel Sellings
Illustration by Helen Young
Love it or hate it, call it fruit or veg, everyone has an opinion about it. I'm talking rhubarb, sometimes called ‘pie plant’. When I first...
Purbeck - Land of Condiments
Discover Your Foraging Roots with James Warren
The Salt Pig, Wareham, & The Salt Pig Too, Swanage
Foraging was once commonplace. Children snacked on shoots of hawthorn (bread and butter) on their way to school, grocer’s shelves...
Full article from edition 4
It’s odd how some eating habits are well-established in certain regions yet disdained in others. Escargots and cuisse de grenouille, for example. Many Brits wince at the thought of slipping a snail down their throat...
These photographs record the 2011 Wareham & Purbeck YFC and The Purbeck Vintage Ploughing Committee’s 35th Annual Ploughing Match at Warren Farm, Bere Regis, which took place on 28th September 2011.
In this photo essay, photographer Michael Gale captures some...
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