Taste the Wild Blog

October 21, 2014

Hawthorn and orange fool with Hogweed tuile

This is a lovely simple dessert for Autumn, making the most of the often ignored Hawthorn haw. (Identification notes below) For the fool. 250g Hawthorn Haws, stalks removed and washed 1 Bramley Apple, peeled cored and chopped Juice of half an orange 2 strips of orange zest 100g Granulated Sugar 300ml Double Cream Cook the … Continued

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October 5, 2014

Quick cured and marinated mushrooms

When I tried out this recipe from southern Italy I was amazed to find how much flavour you can pack into marinated mushrooms in such a short time. Everyone on this weekends Foraging fungi course seemed to agree when we served them up as a  starter with some flatbreads fresh from the earth oven, so I … Continued

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October 1, 2014

Wild Plants for First Aid and Wellbeing

Following the success of this great course, we have invited Sarah back for another one!!! 11th June 2015. You wouldn’t believe the healing properties of so many of our native wild plants. This course will show you how to identify and use over 30 of the plants in our woods and hedgerows. We are lucky … Continued

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