We've been picking a harvest of 3 different types of apples from our local wood, to prepare into bakes, canned, bottled goods for over the winter - very Littlr House on The Praire style.
Pauly has also been blackberry picking like a trooper , he presented me with two punnets the other evening - so they will taste amazing together no doubt .
I'm wondering what I could make which is savoury at the moment for the freezer , if anyone has any ideas that'd be great !
My tips for foraging would be to keep your eyes peeled, everywhere ! We've found around 4 different spots lately for picking apples which Is great , as they're only around the corner.
Keep a bag in the boot all the time as you never know what your going to find
Speak to people in your neighbourhood - picking free food growing wild was a nessesity
Wear trousers to your ankles- Pauly got stung loads in shorts
Ask your local National Trust if they run a foraging school - they teach you how to look.
If you see a big apple tree in someone's garden , politely ask if they use the apples, I was a street or two away from home , and saw someone had a orchard in a almost derelict house - apples in abundance but a lot had fallen on the floor , we were told to help ourselves - really great apples too !
Have you any foraging tips or apple recipes ? I'd love to hear them !
Happy Autumn - it's the best time of year !