Limpet Love – Limpet Chowder Recipe

limpets in bowl

Earlier this year, engineers found that limpets’ teeth were strongest biological material ever tested. Limpets use a tongue bristling with tiny teeth to scrape food off rocks and into their mouths.   The limpet has long been a symbol of prosperity and regeneration, admired for its tenacity.  The tenacity of … Continue reading

Want to get ‘Mussel’y?

mussels

Scramble along one of Britain’s many rocky shores, and your not hard pushed to find a multitude of different marine invertebrates.  Many of which are not only edible but absolutely delicious! On my recent stroll down a small but diverse rocky coastal path, I came across several rock faces covered head-to-toe in mussels. From … Continue reading

Sea Lettuce: gathering, drying and a salt caramel sauce (part 2…the sauce)

apple-with-caramel

  Salt caramel sauce is irresistibly moreish.  Poured over a baked (scrumped, of course) apple, the zingy, fluffy apple combines beautifully with the rich, sweet and salty sauce.   Wherever you are at University, there will be plenty of apple scrumping possibilities around you.  I found a whole webpage dedicated to … Continue reading

Free and delicious: Bone Marrow

Bone Marrow cooked

Beef Bone Marrow is an absolutely delicious food that you can often get for free from butchers, but is served in posh restaurants around the country and is primary ingredient in classical French dishes such as, Pot au Feu and Bordelaise sauce. There is something almost Palaeolithic about scooping the creamy, … Continue reading