Food foraging is becoming more and more popular in the UK with those in the know taking a countryside stroll and coming home laden with ingredients.
As well as saving money it can also mean unique flavours.
Hannah Stokes has been to a cookery school, to discover the secrets of the English landscape.
Images released by Bradford Council show the conditions found in some of the city's takeaways given a food hygiene rating of zero.
Bradford East MP, David Ward, has been calling for mandatory legislation calling for all food outlets to clearly display their hygiene rating.
Bradford East MP, David Ward, is calling for the mandatory display of food hygiene ratings, after 27 food venues in the city were found with a rating of zero:
Bradford East MP, David Ward, is campaigning for all takeaways, restaurants and cafes to be forced to display their food hygiene scores on their front doors.
The Lib-Dem MP has tabled a Parliamentary Motion calling for a mandatory "scores on the doors" scheme.
He launched his campaign after new figures revealed 27 food premises in Bradford had received the lowest zero ratings after recent hygiene inspections.
Soggy semolina, meat pie and cold veg - just some of the delights remembered from school dinners.
But a competition held today in Doncaster has proved that poor quality school meals are a thing of the past.
Yorkshire's School Chef of the Year has been announced, and two 11 year old Doncaster pupils, proved to be more difficult than Simon Cowell to impress.
Victoria Whittam reports:
Katherine Breckon, winner of Yorkshire's best school chef says healthy eating is of paramount importance to kids:
The best school chef in Yorkshire has been announced following a competition in Doncaster.
Katherine Breckon's menu of Sesame Seed Turkey Bites was judged the best by industry professionals and two 11 year old pupils from Kirk Sandall Junior School.
The competition aims to promote the importance high quality school meals play in the health of the next generation.
The winner will go on to compete in the national final at the end of May.
An Indian restaurant in Warsop has been ordered to pay almost £4,000 after poor hygiene and a severe rodent infestation led Mansfield District Council to temporarily close the business.
Mr Abu Rumel, of Bengal Cottage, appeared at Mansfield Magistrates' Court yesterday. He admitted breaching six hygiene offences relating to poor cleaning, pest control and poor food hygiene management.
Officers from the Council's Environmental Health department visited Bengal Cottage in September. They found a mouse infestation in the dining area, kitchen and food preparation surfaces.
Bradford has been crowned 2013’s Curry Capital of Britain for the third year running.
The city beat off competition from 22 other cities to take the title. Glasgow came second and Wolverhampton third.
As well as fund raising events like the world's first ever Poppadomathon, the city helped crisp manufacturer Seamark create a Chicken Karahi flavoured crisp with help from restaurant Akbar's.
A Hull MP has been visiting a charity to meet those helping to feed the rising number of people in food poverty.
Hull North MP Diana Johnson spoke to volunteers at ''Food Bank'' in the city. The centre now helps up to 50 people a day compared to 3 or 4 just 18 months ago.