Taste the Wild Blog

April 30, 2013

Coconut scented sunshine. (Wild Food Weekend Course. 26th-28th April 2013)

The Gorse is flowering so well it seemed a good idea to share my recipes for gorse flavoured desserts. The lovely folk on our wildfood weekend really enjoyed the syrup and crystalised flowers so here for you all are the recipes. To crystalised gorse flowers Mix an egg white with a tablespoon of water and … Continued

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April 22, 2013

Ground Elder risotto with smoked trout and wild garlic fritters. (One day foraging course 20/04/2013)

Wild garlic and ground elder are growing really well near us at the moment, so we used both to make a simple but delicious lunch for the course participants on last Saturday’s foraging day. Below there are plant descriptions, recipes and some photos from the course. Ground elder was introduced in to the country by … Continued

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April 15, 2013

Birch Sap Wine and early Spring foraging

On our ‘One day foraging‘ course this Saturday the group learnt the technique for tapping a Birch tree. The end of the birch sap season is progressing at walking pace up the country as we speak.  All of you in the north have time to collect sap, those of you south of us may be … Continued

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