Food for thought from the perspective of Tom, Slake’s founder, distiller and forager. This blog is a distillation of articles about booze, land and learning to thrive as part of nature.

Martini – Everything you need to know

If there was ever a time to have a strong opinion, it’s when you order a Martini at the bar. That’s why reading this will give you the confidence and know-how to ask for exactly what you want and not a drop more. Read on to discover your perfect Martini.

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Most health experts would encourage you to eat a 'varied' diet, but this can be hard in the modern world where the food that is cultivated for agriculture is much less diverse than what is naturally available. This is one of the most attractive aspects of foraging....

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The pursuit of pleasure…

Have you ever noticed that whether something is 'good' for you or 'bad' for you seems to change all the time? I often find my inbox spammed with things like '10 'Bad' Foods That Are Good For You'...

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About Slake and the Prince’s Trust

The ideas behind Slake have taken shape over many years, but the catalyst to make it a reality was returning home to the U.K. after 18 months living and working in Australia. The prospect of returning to my home-town of Shoreham-by-Sea, unemployment and moving back in...

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