Foraging in January: What to look out for and recipe ideas

Put on your woolly hat, wrap up warm and take a walk through the woodland. Read our expert guide on what to look out for when foraging in January in Britain.

5th June 2018
Blackberry bush

Crab Apples

Crab apples
Crab apples/Credit: Getty Images

Forage for Crab Apples in January and use them to make delicious desserts, such as crumbles, tarts and they even make great toffee apples.  

Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts
Hazelnuts/Credit: Getty Images

Most hazelnuts are at their ripest in autumn, but can still be good during winter, if the squirrels haven’t got there first.

Read our expert guide on how to identify hazel trees here.

Blackberries

Blackberries
Blackberries/Credit Getty Images

Arguably, blackberries are Britain’s most foraged fruit. It can still be found in abundance throughout winter. Use them in a delicious winter crumble or pie.

Read our expert guide on blackberries here.  

 

Main image: Blackberry bush/Credit: Getty Images

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