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Wild garlic

Wild garlic is in season in the UK from March to May. Also called Ramsons, buckrams, wood garlic or bear's garlic, it is a wild relative of chives.

Wild garlic can be found in woodlands and hedgerows but it is also possible to grow your own wild garlic if you donít have access to a local wood.

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20th March is Ravioli Day


At its simplest, homemade ravioli is easy to make, but it can be made into an extra special, unique and delicious dish with a little thought given to the dough, filling and sauce. Visit the Ravioli Page for more videos and detailed information about preparing and cooking homemade ravioli plus lots of dough, filling and sauce recipes.


How to make ravioli dough

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How to cut and fill ravioli


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