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Mark tries his hand at a spot of summer foraging

If you live in the countryside, you are unknowingly surrounded by lots of tasty wild foods. When I cook a dinner party at home, be it in London or Dorset, I try to balance the menu with some “can’t buy in the shops” ingredients. It’s always a good conversation point; people love talking food these days. We will be having a wild food week at Hix Mayfair at the end of next month, which will feature dishes similiar to the ones that follow.

Centuries ago it would have been the norm to live off the land: foraging, fishing and hunting would have taken the place of a supermarket shop. Imagine never knowing what, if anything, your next meal was going to be…