Mat won the TV series BBC MasterChef in 2009, then opened his first restaurant, The Wild Garlic, to considerable national acclaim. The Wild Garlic was awarded 2 AA Rosettes and was recommended in The Good Food Guide and The Michelin guide.?In 2016, Mat opened Bramble Cafe & Deli in Poundbury, Dorset, with his wife Amanda and their business partner Kate. Mat regularly runs courses on foraging & wild plants and cooking courses, his recipes have been published in a variety of magazines including Good Food, Olive and Delicious.
He has had two succesful books published, Fish in 2015, followed by Vegetable Perfection in 2016. A choice of cookbook, personalised as a gift, is available as an option with all of our courses. Mat often judges food competitions and events and is a regular judge for BBC MasterChef, The Great Taste Awards and The World Cheese Awards.
We sell Foraging and Cooking courses and will add some carefully chosen products to our range.
All courses are run by Mat in person.