Wild carrots? pignuts? We used to dig these up in Wales when I was a child
and eat them. I remember liking them. May be difficult to spot in winter
though as they die down. This shows why you need dry storage against the
On 13 December 2014 at 14:44, Michael <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I was just looking to repeat this idea and I wondered if you did carry
> this out, what did you decide to use and how well did it go down with the
> On 17/09/2014 18:36, Oliver Lister wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> My A2 students are currently learning about prehistoric hunting and
>> gathering - we've recently looked at a couple of case studies of drive
>> sites and buffalo jumps. The group has discussed the evidence for storage
>> practices at these sites, e.g. making pemmican.
>> As a Friday 'treat' I'm going to bring in some dried meat (biltong or
>> whatever Selfridges at the Trafford Centre have got in their deli that
>> might work as a substitute!) for them to try, but it occured to me today
>> that this is doing a massive disservice to the vegetarians in the group as
>> well as not being entirely representative of diets in the past.
>> Therefore...has anyone any suggestions for an interesting
>> food/fruit/vegetable/cereal that I can get hold of for a sort of 'taster'
>> session? Has anyone done anything similar?
>> Any suggestions would be welcomed, provided they fit a few criteria:
>> a) I won't be able to grow it myself
>> b) Nuts are out due to an allergy
>> c) It needs to be reasonably easy to get hold of
>> Any suggestions much appreciated.