Tag Archives: food as medicine

Blackberry leaf tea

When I first started foraging, I was on the look out for all sorts of things I could do with the goodies I picked. I was staying with my grandparents in Tasmania, and was tending Pop’s berry patch. He had … Continue reading

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Chinese style haw-sin sauce (product description)

This is a complex, sweet and sour Chinese style barbeque sauce with body and depth of flavour. Made with wild hawthorn berries, it has a subtle fruitiness like quince or apple (to which the hawthorn is related). It is mildly … Continue reading

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Confit duck with black garlic sauce

Who doesn’t love confit duck? I buy a whole bird from Thirlmere (free range) Poultry at the Capital Region Farmers Market relatively regularly. I have come to see that the absolute best thing you can do with the duck legs … Continue reading

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