The Wild Kitchen

We offer 2-3 hour foraging excursions in different landscapes with a four course gastronomic feast where our dishes & botanical beveridges are carefully explained by experience foragers. The day costs 85 per person fully inclusive (all ages welcome).


Be in nature  ☆    Have fun     ☆    Learn Botany     ☆ Eat well


Saturday April 11th:  Woodland & Seashore  

Wild garlic, spring flowers, nutritious seaweeds. How do they taste & where are they found?

Wild food gourmet feast in our rural haven; a retro village hall with a sea breeze.



Sunday May 3rd: Meadow & Coast

Explore the beach for edible seaweeds to take home.

Fragrant flora & Spring blossom are also on the menu, gathered from coastal hedgerows and ancient meadows. Gourmet feast at The Wild Kitchen, Deal, a Georgian townhouse.



Asparagus Adventure: Sunday May 31st

Sea swimming with foraging: Wild sea kale & asparagus plus a dip the ocean for the brave.



Edible Seashore:  Saturday June 27th

How to gather and cook seaweeds and beach plants as well as flora on the white cliffs of Dover. Wild food picnic & cook up in our stylish beach hut.



Smugglers & Samphire:  July 11th and August 15th

Stunning wilderness location with smuggler’s tunnels. Forage samphire, edible flowers & coastal plants. Fill your baskets then relax in the sun for

an enormous wild food gourmet picnic on the beach.



Vegan Special: Edible seashore. Sunday September 6th

Gourmet wild food in stylish beach hut. Gather cliff herbs & coastal plants. Search the seashore for delicious, nutritious seaweeds.


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‘Day Off Delight’: Shellfish Special: Wedensday September 16th

Seabed foraging with a gourmet wild food feast: mussels, limpets and oysters.



Berry Bonanza Yum ! Seabuckthorn. Saturday October 10th



Hi Lucia, Thank you so much for the Wild Kitchen Experience, we all loved it, you all worked so hard to ensure we all had a wonderful time, the food was gorgeous, you all were such lovely, interesting people and knowledgeable.Best regards, Debbie (Lipman-Collins)  


How to book and what to expect

What Happens? The day lasts around 5 hours;  half the time is spent foraging and exploring diverse landscapes with beautiful views and

the next half of the event - approx  2.5 hours are spent eating a ‘rolling banquet’ of courses comprising our foraged food. The creative dishes are is

  carefully explained by Lucia  Stuart who has spent 27 years as a professional cook in SW France, Mexico, India & London


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