Polish-born Alicia is a keen forager and uses lots of wild ingredients in her preserves, cordials, jams and syrups. She is an expert in pickling, fermenting and preserving. She uses ingredients such as rosehips, rose petals, dandelions, elderberries, mushrooms and wild garlic.
Alicia and her husband Seamus own a farm in Armagh where they grow squashes, gourds, pumpkins, salad leaves, heirloom carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers and edible flowers which they sell. They also forage for wild mushrooms which are also for sale.