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Foraging in Dublin

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Foraging is in the Irish psyche – the idea of working with what you have is something that’s stuck with people, even in the centre of the city. We asked foraging expert and restaurateur Paul Quinn of Nádúr Collective to take us through some of the things you can find in Dublin, from Scurvy Grass to Elderflower. Then we asked Katt Frank to turn what he told us into this beautiful illustrated guide...

If you haven’t time to forage, that’s fine too – there are plenty of places in the city for you to try locally-foraged fare. One of our favourites would be O’Connell’s in Donnybrook, which is run by some of the city’s biggest foraging enthusiasts.

But nothing compares to the simple joy of cooking something you found yourself, so get out into the Irish countryside and try it yourself, and if you’re unsure of what you’ve found, take a picture and tweet @NadurCollective – they’ll be more than happy to identify it for you.

Illustration about foraging in Dublin