Taste the Wild Blog

October 21, 2015

Wild plants for first aid and wellbeing

16th June 2016. 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 to have Sarah Hughes Medical Herbalist teaching along with our very own Rose. The day … Continued

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October 20, 2015

One Day Autumn Preserves course

Course description Preserving hedgerow berries has been a household occupation for hundreds – if not thousands of years! On this course we show you the different berries to be found, which ones are particularly good to preserve and how to do it. We will make a range of preserves, some using a mixture of hedgerow … Continued

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October 9, 2015

Salt cured venison with berry sauce, smoked oil and pickled berries.

A great little Autumn dish making the most of our delicious local venison and some hedgerow berries. To serve 2 as a starter. Ingredients: 200g Venison loin 50g rock salt 3 sprigs of Thyme 1/2 tsp chilli flakes A few grinds of black pepper Smoked olive oil (optional) Method: Put all the spices and the … Continued

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