Taste the Wild Blog

March 7, 2016

Rhubarb, Gorse Flower and Mascarpone Cake

If you’ve never tasted Gorse flowers and you see some, pick a couple of handfuls and celebrate Spring with this fabulous cake This is a Victoria sponge made extra special by the addition of fruit, flowers and cream cheese. A decadent indulgence for a special occasion. Gorse flowers have a fragrant, almost tropical taste that … Continued

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August 15, 2015

Bilberry mousse, Meadowsweet crumb and Heather flowers.

It has been such a busy summer so far and we have been having a great time running our foraging and cooking courses and meeting some incredible people from around the country. With all this outdoor activity going on I have been neglecting both my cooking and blogging duties.   Sorry…. It was my birthday last … 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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