Taste the Wild Blog

September 30, 2017

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake

These delicious fruity slices are simple to make and nutritious - it just happens that they are gluten free too

You can mix the berries up for this recipe, or use just one type. –  if you can still find some Elderberries it is a good plan to freeze them. Did you know that the Elderberry is a useful anti-viral and can help to combat cold and flu symptoms. This recipe makes 12 slices • … Continued

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake
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September 24, 2017

Blackberry and Elderberry Wine

This wine is amazing, it certainly knocks the socks off the old heavy country brews, to me it is more like the modern fruity reds from the new world

  Blackberry and Elderberry wine – makes 30 bottles This recipe is for a standard large fermenter but for a 1 gallon demijohn reduce the ingredients to one fifth of the amount. It is very important to sterilise your equipment, I use a brew safe cleaner/sanitiser at all stages to make sure the wine stays … Continued

Blackberry and Elderberry Wine
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September 11, 2017

Sea Buckthorn Sauce can be used on its own or as an ingredient for other recipes…the creamy Sea Buckthorn Posset below is delicious.

This unusual sauce has the flavour of lemon, passionfruit and peach all rolled in to one. It is sweet, sour and tart lending its self to creamy desserts or to rich savoury dishes.

Sea Buckthorn Sauce – makes approximately 180ml • 125g Sea Buckthorn berries • 1tsp maple syrup or sugar syrup • 120g sugar Put the berries in to a small pan with a teaspoonful of maple syrup or sugar syrup, cook gently for half an hour until the berries are very soft and pulpy. Press the … Continued

Sea Buckthorn Sauce can be used on its own or as an ingredient for other recipes…the creamy Sea Buckthorn Posset below is delicious.
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