Taste the Wild Blog

September 28, 2021

Back to Basics Bread – Sept 21

At the weekend Tom Baker from Rye & Roses was joined in the Taste the Wild woodland kitchen by some amazing people wanting to know more about bread and how to make there own consistently good, wholesome bread at home. This hands-on course led by baker Tom Baker took bread back to its essential ingredients … Continued

Back to Basics Bread – Sept 21
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September 8, 2021

One Day Foraging – Fruits, flowers, foliage, roots & fungi

  From Fruits, flowers, foliage, roots & fungi, there is always something to forage. On our courses in addition to sharing our knowledge of wild edibles and their uses we also identify and therefore elinate those that are toxic. Here our our finds from our recent courses in the Taste the Wild woodland. If you … Continued

One Day Foraging – Fruits, flowers, foliage, roots & fungi
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August 15, 2021

Meadowsweet

With its sweet vanilla and almond fragrance this “Queen of the Meadow” wasn’t actually named after meadows but Mead. The fermented honey drink was once flavoured with Meadowsweet flowers, which have been used as a herbal painkiller since the Nordic brewers started using it as an ingredient. The cream flowers (from midsummer to autumn) grow … Continued

Meadowsweet
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