Archive for the ‘Foraging in the wild’ Category

Time for Elderflower Syrup!

Posted on June 2nd, 2019 by eleanorannpeterson

It’s that time of year again, and I’ve picked the elderflowers and made my syrup. There’s nothing like elderflower syrup to quench your thirst. It’s been pretty cold in Italy lately, but today we have a high 29°Celcius, 84°F today. I haven’t posted much this month. I’ve been pretty busy trying to organize my book […]

Walnuts and Hazelnuts and Other Healthy Foods Harvested in Nature.

Posted on September 22nd, 2018 by eleanorannpeterson

  The Autumn Equinox starts today. It’s the end of the summer and the start of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. In September in Northern Italy, we harvest not only walnuts and hazelnuts but also pears, apples and mostly grapes. September is a busy month. Nutrition facts. My daughter is an MD and suggested we […]

The modern civilized culture has long forgotten how to forage in the wild.

Posted on September 2nd, 2018 by eleanorannpeterson

Summer is nearing to an end, and it’s time to forage nature’s wild fruits and berries. The modern civilized culture has long forgotten how to forage in the wild. It would be good practice to return to our roots. Freshly picked and untreated foods are healthier than those found in supermarkets. I’m lucky to have […]