27
Oct
2020

It’s a Mast Year for the humble Acorn!

Have you noticed LOADS of acorns under the oak trees this Autumn? That’s because it’s a Mast Year for acorns. Get planting this bounty! A mast year is when the trees have a bumper crop and produce much more fruit/seeds than they normally would. Trees such as oak and beech fluctuate massively year on year […]

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22
Oct
2020

Try at home recipe… Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

We’ve been enjoying cooking these over the campfire this week. With Halloween fast approaching here’s a recipe that makes sure none of the pumpkin gets wasted! Pumpkin seeds are composed of two parts; the cream-coloured shell and the kernel which is olive green in colour. Both are edible, so you can’t go wrong roasting the […]

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09
Oct
2020

Try at home recipe… Apple Flapjacks

We’ve been enjoying mixing and cooking these at camp with the children this week. A real hit and the added bonus they don’t contain sugar! We cooked them in our Dutch oven over the campfire, but oven cooking will be just as good. Ingredients 200g Oats 1 tsp cinnamon 60g sultanas 2 Cooking apples (peeled […]

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02
Oct
2020

Try at home recipe… Chocolate Campfire Biscuits

Many Wild Tots and their parents have been enjoying these delicious chocolate biscuits this week. We cooked them between leaves in a big pan over the fire, but they can also be baked at home in your oven. We always strive to make dairy free recipes for the many dairy free children who attend our […]

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