July 7, 2019

Wild Cherry: 🍒 After the beautiful blossoms have fallen from the trees, we are treated to these tart little fruits, full of flavour and in abundance - if you can beat the birds to them! They’re much smaller than the shop-bought fruits we recognise but they are relativ...

May 28, 2019

Common Vetch: a native plant that is a member of the pea family 🌱 its tendrils curl around nearby plants, making it quite easily identified. It’s popping up on a few Native dishes at the moment and adds a fresh, sweet pea flavour to salads if you are lucky enough to f...

May 13, 2019

I'm pretty sure the majority of us will pass some yarrow on a daily basis. Found on verges, lawns and meadows it has a sweet flavour with a slight bitterness - you'll find it popping up on our menu at the moment! 

Historically it was used as a charm against bad luck and...

May 7, 2019

Wild Garlic season is well and truly upon us and is featuring on our menu in abundance! If you are lucky enough to stumble across some wild garlic while out and about, pick a little and infuse into oils or enjoy a wild garlic pesto (recipe below) and celebrate this won...

May 20, 2018

Pastures are new for the Native crew, as we are moving on from Neal’s yard in a swift manner due to our planning permission being rejected. HOWEVER, the end of Native in Neal’s Yard of course does not mean the end of Native-it just means a very quick turnaround to find...

March 10, 2018

With Mother’s Day approaching, my sister and I found ourselves planning how best to treat our wonderful mum. Flowers, chocolates, a lot of food related suggestions cropped up, and then we began to reminisce about being little, and how Donna (@hortensiabloom on instagra...

March 8, 2018

Today seems like a good day to throwback to a couple of weeks ago, when I was lucky to be involved in a panel talk all about women in the food industry, as part of the About Tomorrow Festival by the superb About Time Team Angelica and Alicia. 

It was such a great evenin...

February 27, 2018