24 hours of driving, foraging and cooking in the South Downs, England

“This little fella’s name is B and he’s an expert at hunting truffles.” B was a dog, a cute little terrier in fact and I was in the depths of a South Downs Forest in Sussex learning how to forage for food then cook it in the most natural way possible. You may have noticed, foraging has been hot news for a fair few years now, from the world’s best restaurant Noma in Copenhagen (whose menu is based on foraged food) to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s custom-built foraging bike, people have gone crazy for wild, delicious – and most importantly free – goodies that are to be had all over the countryside, if you just know where to look.

My trip started with an overnight stay at the swish boutique Malmaison hotel in Brighton, and the next morning I donned my warmest, woolliest

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