Wild Mezze Platter

June 17, 2013 Trish Ish 7

  I love Middle Eastern food in all shapes and forms. Nothing satisfies me more than tucking into a nice mezze platter. However as all the exotic ingredients have to be flown from half way […]

Nettle Haggis

April 17, 2013 Trish Ish 1

Nettle Haggis Nettle Haggis is perhaps one of the cheapest recipes I’ve ever made (especially if you leave out the bacon) and one of the first to feature on Self-Sufficientish back when the site started […]

Wild in the city

March 17, 2013 Trish Ish 3

If you think about wild food do you picture a woodland miles from anywhere full of unusual plants and mushrooms with strange unpronounceable names? Perhaps foraging is something you know a little about and you […]


October 9, 2012 Trish Ish 3

Stag Horn Sumac – Rhus typhina The Forager’s Lemon Sumac is one of those plants you may have seen a thousand times but never really realised it had an edible use. It’s not a truly […]

Hawthorn Ketchup recipe

October 2, 2012 Trish Ish 4

During most of my autumn courses I either run through how to make hawthorn ketchup or I have some on hand to try (preferable both!).  This year I thought I would at least get round […]

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