Squirrel steak and seaweed spaghetti: gatherers from Scotland eat everything they find near their homePictolic
Lovers of unusual delicacies will choke on saliva when they learn what this family of Scots eats every day. They, like everyone else, shop in supermarkets, but most of the products are found in nature near their home. The couple considers gathering the first step towards an independent and self-sufficient life.
Find out what strange things Scots foragers eat, from our material.The couple, who changed their usual diet for delicacies collected in nature, enthusiastically share their impressions of such unusual dishes as chocolate made from mushrooms and spaghetti made from seaweed.
Salesman Gerard Murphy, 41, and his life partner, Lindsey Laing, 38, a human resources manager, are scouring the woods and banks near their home in Falkirk, collecting food.Obsessed with the idea of collecting, a man and a woman met in 2014 in social networks. A common passion united them. They see it as a path to an independent and self-sufficient life, far from the constant rush and struggle for success.
The couple makes seaweed spaghetti and wood mushroom chocolate. To raise the mood, they have a vodka from rosehip in store. So far, Gerard and Lindsay do not hunt animals, but buy meat in the supermarket, but in time they plan to switch to full gathering and do not buy anything in stores.
Scots want to learn how to hunt and fish. The man reads a lot about ways to catch animals, including shooting squirrels and hares with a slingshot.