Tales of a Kitchen Herbwife
Recipes for Viral Support
Springfield Sanctuary Apprenticeship
Tuesday 20 June 2023
Cooling summer drinks
Many years ago I was asked to submit an article on summer beverages to a magazine. This summer, in the intense heat, I’ve been making more c...
Monday 16 January 2023
A New Year and New Apprentices
At the last festival in September, my arm was twisted to re-start the Springfield Sanctuary Apprenticeship. Eight people applied and we ha...
Thursday 27 October 2022
What helps bruises?
Many years ago, I was talking to a family member about herbs which help with bruising when my husband’s nephew interjected, “Why do you both...
Friday 21 October 2022
Planning for the future
My blog has been quiet for a long time. With everything going on in my life it was hard to find the energy and enthusiasm to create new arti...
Tuesday 11 October 2022
More quince recipes
Back in 2008, I wrote about my new quince tree and its first harvest of five large quinces. The tree is now established and after several le...
Saturday 27 November 2021
A week in the life of a Herbwife
Winter stores are hard to quantify. I know in my head what lies on each larder shelf. There are two for oils, one for infused honeys, four f...
Monday 8 November 2021
Digging for winter health
“What can I forage now?” someone asked recently. My response was all about roots. This time of year, dandelions tubers swell from seasonal...
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