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How to cook… with food foraged from the British countryside

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This month, Prospect‘s food columnist Wendell Steavenson forages for her supper in the foothills of the Alps, experimenting with dandelions, mushrooms and snails. Here, veteran forager Becky York, who runs cooking blog Girl Interrupted Eating, explains how to get started and what to cook with some of the ingredients you’ll find in the countryside—and even cities—of Britain.

I became interested in foraging through my Dad, who had grown up in the countryside on the south coast of England.  Although we have always lived in in the centre of a large city he would take me foraging and taught me to…

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