British Food

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Seasonal Food
[21st of May 2014]

Ditch the meat for beet and celebrate National Vegetarian Week! Here is a round-up of some of the events happening around the country to raise awareness and celebrate all things veggie…

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British Food, Bugs and others, Wildlife Gardens
[10th of May 2014]

May 14 marks the beginning of Be Nice to Nettles Week. Wandering around our countryside and gardens, we’ve all felt their furry wrath and promptly donned gloves and pulled them out of the ground. But there's a lot more to them than their initial sting...

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British Food, Folklore, Wild Food
[25th of March 2014]

Wild Garlic should just be coming in to bloom around Britain. Here we find out a bit more about these pungent plants.

Regional Food
[23rd of February 2014]

After hearing rumours of an extraordinary pasty native to the county of Bedfordshire, Clare Hargreaves decided to track it down

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British Food, Places, British Wildlife, Discover
[27th of January 2014]

A vibrant village with an enthusiastic community life, Milford-on-Sea is a hidden gem of the south coast.

British Food, Regional Food
[19th of December 2013]

Vanessa Berridge meets the people who are keeping the hop-growing tradition alive in the Garden of England

British Food, Seasonal Food
[4th of December 2013]

Today’s Christmas is a long bout of fun and indulgence. But in the countryside of earier times, it was harder, simpler and imbued with traditions believed to bring fertility and fortune in the year ahead, says Ruth Binney.

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British Food
[7th of November 2013]

Why not celebrate the good old banger with something a little different for British Sausage Week.

British Food, Regional Food
[17th of October 2013]

It’s national chocolate week this week, so why not celebrate with a few of these deliciously different suggestions? As if we need an excuse...

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British Food, Places, Seasonal Food, Wild Food
[11th of October 2013]

This week, John Craven leads an autumnal harvest special episode of Countryfile

Harvesting wheat by hand
British Food, Places, People, History, Seasonal Food, Discover
[10th of October 2013]

As farmers gather crops, Jonathan Brown revisits harvests of 150 years ago, when all the work was done by hand and everyone was roped in to help out

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British Food, Places, People, Plants, Seasonal Food, Wild Food, British Wildlife, Discover
[3rd of September 2013]

Anyone can find tasty food for free in the countryside. Here, John Wright shows what to look for on your next walk