Tag: Angelica

Remembering Sami food ambassador Greta Huuva

Listeners to Radio 4’s Food Programme will have head the fascinating account of the Hadza, East Africa’s last group of hunter gatherers with a diet of 95% wild…

Wild Scottish and Free

Last week I presented my first one off show as part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas in the Edinburgh Fringe. The event got a good audience and…

Ethnobotanising in Sweden

The Scandinavian countries, which have a similar flora to Scotland, are interesting ethnobotanically but attendance at a four day congress in Gothenburg City on science communication didn’t seem…

Angelica gigas

Angelica gigas, a stately umbel

A biennial that flowers in its second growing season at a height in excess of two metres. The leaves are deeply divided, fresh green in colour. As flowering…