New for this year – Autumn winemaking. September is the month when the hedgerow bears it fruity goodness and we start the course foraging for berries, hips and haws along the edges of our wood. Then everyone will start off their own 2 litres of Elderberry fizz under the direction of Taste the wild’s co-founder … Continued
Discover the wide variety of edible seaweeds, shellfish and plants on the beautiful Yorkshire coast. Forage in pools and gullies and around the pretty village of Robin Hood’s Bay. Lunch is in ‘Tea, Toast and Post’ Café by the slipway. It will be cooked with local and foraged ingredients and there will be dessert and hot drinks too.
On this course Rose will introduce you to the fantastic array of wild plants that can help your hair and skin. You will make natural skin and hair products using extracts from wild flowers, leaves and roots.
We have designed this course to showcase wild edible plants at their best. The seasons are short for wild food but whichever course you choose there will be fantastic wild ingredients to cook with. This hands on course is great for all who love cooking.
A course designed to give you the confidence to explore the wide range of dishes that you can create in your outdoor oven. Everyone cooks pizza but how about a perfect joint of meat, succulent baked salmon, pies, breads, roasted vegetables and sweet treats.
This is a fun, hands on half day course where you will learn all the skills needed to make great sausage at home using basic equipment.
Our One Day Summer Wine Making Course is a treat for those who like learning, tasting and making things. – it is a fun course and there will be a bit of alcohol! Summer flavours preserved in alcoholic drinks – what could be better… Learn about the plants to use, see step by step how to make country wines and make your own wild flower ‘champagne’ and botanical liqueur to take home.
Our one day cider making course is a day of immersion in to the world of cider: chopping, pressing, brewing and bottling.
Discover the diverse wild food of the sandy shore. This is an area of great food history and amazing landscapes. Be prepared for a truly memorable day, wellies and waterproofs are recommended!
We are very excited to be teaming up with healthy eating author Hanna Sillitoe to run an inspirational course showing how to include Taste the wild’s favourite wild foods in super healthy ‘Free from’ recipes.
Learn how to plan and build your own earth oven, from the importance of the dimensions to the mix of the cob. On this course we will build an earth oven in the woods and cook pizza in an existing oven in the barn.
This one day course is an introduction in to the world of wild medicinal plants. You wouldn’t believe they have so many healing qualities. Medical Herbalist Sarah Hughes teaches some great wild first aid and how to use wild plants to maintain a healthy body too.
Discover the wide variety of edible seaweeds, shellfish and plants on the beautiful Yorkshire coast. Forage in pools and gullies and around the pretty village of Staithes. Lunch is cooked from local and foraged ingredients.
Learn the skills needed to skin and carefully butcher a deer. Our expert tutors will take you through the stages needed to turn the whole animal into joints, mince and sausages. Everyone can take part and there will be a venison joint and some sausages for all to take home.
Learn the artisan skills needed to create the most delicious bread. You will learn to make Sour Dough, Ciabatta, Foccacia, and many other styles. Baking will be in our wood fired earth oven in which you will also cook pizza for lunch. Prepare to be inspired Tom Baker knows his stuff.
Bring out your inner Caveman: The Cooking with Fire course will give you the knowledge to cook all sorts of food from snacks to impressive dinners using wood fires. We will give you the rules of successful fire building and the trick of getting it to light first time!
A day in the woods foraging for wild foods. On this seasonal course we will be focusing on edible fungi and their identification. We will cook the edible Wild Mushrooms that we find for you to taste.
A ‘hands on’ day using the ancient skill of food smoking to create arrange of delicious products, from traditional smoked salmon to the more unusual items like smoked popcorn and smoked olive oil. The day will cover both hot and cold smoking as well as pre-curing and salting.
Our one day foraging course will give you a fascinating insight into the best wild foods of the season. Throughout the year we find wild salads and edible greens, forage for flowers, herbs and wild berries, pick hedgerow fruit and prepare wild game.