Taste the Wild Blog

June 2, 2017

Nettle Beer

This year we have developed a new recipe and it beats all the other Nettle Beer recipes we have tried. It is important to pick good quality Stinging Nettles Urtica Dioca just 5cm tips and none with flowers (look like little catkins). They are starting to flower now in June, so look for those in shady … Continued

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April 1, 2015

Wild herb and ricotta pithivier

Rose wanted me to call this a pasty, she thought I was being pretentious but I’m sticking to my guns because I think they are a little more refined than a true pasty.  Of course you could make them much bigger if you wanted to use them for a lunch dish or a picnic but these … Continued

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March 20, 2014

Wild garlic and Nettle gnocchi with brown butter and ricotta

This time last year I was scraping snow off my car and worrying if Spring would ever arrive. A week later I had a call about our first foraging course asking if we would be hunting polar bears! No problems this year though ( I hope I am not speaking too soon) as wonderful wild … Continued

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