14
Sep
2020

What’s On: Autumn

All of our events take place in beautiful woodland at Grammarcombe Woods, Ashcombe Estate, near Exeter and we run many different events throughout the year for families with kids of all ages. We’ve got lots of fun happening in camp over Autumn, including our Halloween Family Fun Day, October Half Term Woodland Adventure Club, and our very […]

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forest school, touch of the wild, sweet chestnut, foraging
11
Sep
2020

Try at home recipe… Elderberry Syrup

We’ve been enjoying a lot of blackberry and apple jam over the campfire at Wild Tots this week. But another Autumn fruit flourishing in the hedgerows at the moment is the Elderberry, packed with Vitamin C it makes a delicious syrup which can help to ward off those colds we’re all soon to be full of!  […]

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07
Aug
2020

Elderberries are here!

We’re really excited to see all the berries appearing in the hedgerows. We watched and foraged the flowers of the fantastic Elder tree during lockdown and are now happy to see the berries ripening. We posted a recipe for delicious Elderflower cordial and champagne and look forward to sharing our recipe for Elderberry syrup soon. […]

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16
Jun
2020

Try at home recipe… Elderflower Champagne

I’m sharing my family secret recipe which I have been using to create this wonderful bubbly for 15 years, it delicious but you’ll need to hoard some glass champagne bottle first as it’s powerful stuff and needs containing! I use champagne corks and wires too. It means you get the full explosion effect upon opening […]

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04
Jun
2020

Try at home recipe… Elderflower Fritters

Delicious Elderflower Fritters, perfect for a summer’s day lunch or snack! One of our favourites this time of year, and yes you really can eat the flowers! Ingredients 6 elderflowers heads sunflower oil, for deep-frying 100g self-raising flour 2 tsp cornflour 2 tsp golden caster sugar 1 egg     175ml sparkling water Method Cut away any […]

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26
May
2020

Try at home recipe… Elderflower Cordial

It’s that warm, sunny time of year when you see those huge white flowers in the hedgerows and smell that gorgeous fragrance. It’s elderflower time! It’s one of our favourite foraging treats at Wild Tots, the possibilities are endless with these flowers. We especially love elderflower fritters. Here’s our easy to make recipe for cordial, […]

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30
Apr
2020

Try at home recipe… Wild Garlic and Cheese Muffins

Wild Tots at home have been busy in the kitchen creating some delicious feasts inspired by nature, using foraged ingredients. Our top favourite has been the wild garlic and cheese muffins, delicious for lunches and easy to make with your little ones. You could use 3 cornered leek (a wild plant), chives or spring onions, if […]

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