Category Archives: Malvik

Edimentals in the garden; early August 2017

Here’s the first batch of Edimentals pictures from the garden this week :) More to come!

030817: More added

040817: More added

050817: …and even more added!

Mushrooming 20th August 2016

Some pictures from yesterday evening’s trip to the woods looking for fungi!! After several years with almost no ceps / porcini, I found about 10 in good condition together with chantarelles, hedgehogs, slimy spike caps, saffron milk caps and puffballs and the woods were full of inedibles!
I also found yellow bird’s nest (vaniljerot) for only the 3rd time here! Who would believe it would be classified in the blueberry family (Ericaceae). It lacks chlorophyll, and gets its food through parasitism upon fungi (that form a myccorhiza with trees), rather than photosynthesis…

Alys Fowler on ATW in the Guardian

Thank you so much Alys Fowler!!!

She has apparently been “trailing round the house with my copy (of ATW), unable to put it down.”  :-D

Here’s a few shots from Alys and “hard working” cameraman Simon on assignment in my garden on that wonderful visit in July 2010 when Malvik was showing off its best …I remember Alys saying that this must be paradise….

Alys in Malvik

The garden later featured in Alys’ book The Thrifty Forager:


Article in Adresseavisen (Trondheim’s newspaper); 28th June 2014

An article in Trondheim’s newspaper in June 2014 about edible Trondheim including one of my diversity salads…
Artikkel fra Ukeadressa i juni om spiselig Trøndelag!!

Download (PDF, 9.54MB)

….and if you hover your mouse above the picture of all the ingredients in the linked picture you will see that all the plant names come up (common names in Norwegian, plus latin names) Enjoy!