Taste the Wild Blog

June 8, 2018

Rose petal cordial

Here is the recipe for an amazingly fragrant summer cordial - you can start it now and enjoy it in just a few days :)

This delicious cordial is so easy to make and is ready in just two days. You can use any well flavoured rose petals, my favourite is the Japanese rose, Rosa rugosa, it has the flavour of Turkish delight!  The finished drink is gorgeous mixed with water but you could try soda with it, use it … Continued

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June 1, 2018

Wild Garlic Kimchi

Fermented wild garlic with Korean chilli

  This is such an amazing way to preserve wild garlic.  Not only will it keep for months and months the lacto-fermentation process adds oodles of tangy acidity creating a truly delicious product. As well as being totally tasty, it is great for you too! It is  full of lovely lactobacillus that really will help … Continued

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November 19, 2017

Healthy wild greens pie

Feeling the need for vitamins and minerals yesterday I looked to the hedgerows for some super boosting veg. It was great to find these two young plants growing in abundance –

Cleavers Galium aperine – 12.7% protein (source Kew.org) Sometimes known as Goosegrass this edible and medicinal herb has been used as a detox herb for centuries and is said to stimulate the lymphatic system, cleanse the kidneys and benefit the skin. It tastes great too, sweet and pea like. Only eat the young shoots and … Continued

Healthy wild greens pie
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