Your travelling companion for this wild food adventure is the genial and ever-resourceful Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Join him first aboard the "Gastrowagon", his specially converted Land Rover, and then the "Bain Marie", his kitchen-cum-canal boat, as he journeys the length and breadth of Britain, creating memorable feasts from the under-used resource of nature's wild larder. Hugh's remarkable recipes range from smoked eel with wild horseradish to bunny a la runny honey, from his famous "Up a Tree Pie", to a spider crab and seaweed supper. He even manages to whip up a wild gooseberry ice cream. From Cornwall to Scotland and Norfolk to North Wales, his search for the ultimate wild ingredients brings about memorable encounters with a host of rural characters, including white witches and wily poachers, oyster guddlers and fungus fanatics. Paving the way for the ever popular River Cottage this is the original series from one of Britain's best loved cooks.