Taste the Wild Blog

April 29, 2015

Ground Elder croquetas

One of our favourite comfort foods.  Who could fail to love crispy coated parcels of melting cheese and wild herbs.  Based on a classic Spanish recipe and perfect for tapas these croquetas could be flavoured with many different wild herbs. It all depends on your taste and the time of year.  Wild garlic would be great … Continued

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April 23, 2015

Barberry and Chocolate flapjack.

This weeks blog recipe is here by popular demand.  I made these flapjacks for our one day foraging courses last weekend, (photos below), using the tart barberries to cut through the intense sweetness of a classic flapjack.  The bitter dark chocolate makes them all the more luxurious without getting too sweet. Everyone loved them and asked for … Continued

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April 13, 2015

Goosegrass goujons with Wild Garlic tartar sauce

Strips of smoked haddock wrapped in Cleavers, deep fried in chickpea batter and served with a creamy gherkin and wild garlic dip. Cleavers ( Galium aparine) are looking great at the moment and they are just at the stage when they are long enough to wrap things but have not yet become too stringy. They are … Continued

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