Online Elderberry Workshop

Online Elderberry Workshop

My elderberry workshop is here! I’ve recorded an hour long masterclass showing you exactly how to make an array of powerful elder based herbal recipes for the home apothecary. Included in this is the perfect honey sweetened elderberry syrup. Using either fresh,...
Crafting a Herbal Apothecary in Summer

Crafting a Herbal Apothecary in Summer

For the summer herbal apothecary, there’s lots of work to be done, a plethora of harvests to complete and process, medicine to make and share-a season of activity and busyness! To counteract the fire and energy of summer I like to look to remedies that cool, calm and...
Ode to Lammas/Lughnasadh

Ode to Lammas/Lughnasadh

I often look to ancient nature or earth based celebrations as inspiration for how I approach the season. I find this very useful in parenting as well, as it gives me ideas for baking, books, crafts and themes to guide us through the summer months but with more...
How to Make Sun Tea

How to Make Sun Tea

The days around summer solstice can also be a wonderful time to gather and harvest herbs for herbal preparations. Certain herbs like lemon balm, mint, rose, sun like calendula, St John’s wort and elderflower should be looking at their best right now and are perfect...
Honey cake Recipe

Honey cake Recipe

Despite the warming days I still love to bake in summer, and my seasonal cake recipe for this month is a summer honey cake-a celebration of the busy bees, the golden hues and the sweetest of the month. Honey Cake Recipe 300g gf self rasing flour 3 eggs 100g dark...