Gorse Ice Cream

Gorse Ice Cream

Gorse Ice Cream Ingredients 2 cups gorse flowers 300ml milk (preferably full fat) 300ml double cream 6 egg yolks 150g golden caster sugar Method Infuse the gorse flowers with the milk/cream mix by heating gently until just simmering, then take off the heat and leave...
Dog Whelks

Dog Whelks

Dog Whelks Dog whelks are carnivorous and like to feed on mussels – if you find a mussel with a hole in its shell, it has been eaten by a dog whelk. They use their razor-like tongue to drill through shells. This is pretty gruesome, mussels get their own back by...
Periwinkles

Periwinkles

Periwinkles Periwinkles can be easily found on rocks near rock pools. These are herbivores and graze on seaweeds. Both periwinkles and dog whelks have a ‘door’ (operculum) which they close to protect themselves and also to prevent the snail from drying...
Oysters

Oysters

Oysters Oysters are best eaten in the winter because when they are spawning in the summer months, their meat becomes soft and pappy. Oysters are so popular throughout the world, there are oyster farms that grow them (ostreaculture). To harvest wild oysters, they can...
Limpets

Limpets

Limpets Limpets are often overlooked and overcooked! If you want to eat limpets, first knock them off the rock in one swift move. If they are stuck fast, don’t continue to hit, just move on. If you have damaged their shell, then it is best to harvest them as...