Taste the Wild Blog

May 29, 2013

Spring flower champagne. Wildfood weekend May 2013.

Spring is in full bloom: wild flowers and blossom are coming out everywhere. We’ve been making the most of them in cordials and syrups, but this recipe for a quick and easy champagne was the one we thought you’d like to try. The people on our wild food weekend course loved it and thought we … Continued

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May 20, 2013

Wild chicken pie!!!

 What a find, three different summer fungi in as many days: Chicken of the woods, Dryads saddle, and St George’s mushrooms. We are really lucky to have found them all, and in perfect condition to eat. Below is a recipe using all three, I’ve called it wild chicken pie because the chicken of the woods … Continued

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May 17, 2013

Ground Elder, wild garlic and lentil curry

The wild garlic and ground elder are still looking and tasting great and we are making the most of them whilst they are at their best. Ground elder – These days most gardeners don’t like it as it is very difficult to get rid of but it was introduced to Britain as an edible plant. … Continued

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