Taste the Wild Blog

November 1, 2016

Wild mushroom tart, a surprise dinner.

I ran a private fungi course in a friends wood on Sunday and we had a fantastic morning exploring the wide range of mushrooms growing there. As well as the biggest group of the deadly Death cap (amanita phalloides) I have ever seen, we also had huge array of delicious edible varieties. Pied de mouton Brown … Continued

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July 13, 2016

Wild food cookery course

We have had many requests for an ‘in depth’ wild food cookery course, so here it is! We have designed this day to give you real taste of seasonal wild ingredients and during the day Chris will teach you, as if in your own kitchen, how to cook great dishes that will bring new  flavours … Continued

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December 24, 2015

Mushroom macaroons with truffled ganache filling.

I had a chocolate covered cep lollipop as a pre-dessert a few weeks ago. It was really good! Chocolate with mushroom turns out to be a great, though unusual food combination. Apparently science backs this up, “both mushrooms and chocolate contain aldehydes (a compound that imparts nuttiness) and pyrazines (which enhance roasted flavours), says Bernard Lahousse, … Continued

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