Taste the Wild Blog

August 16, 2018

Blackberry, Bilberry, Orange and Apple Cake

This fruity cake is equally good served alongside a cup of tea, or as a dessert with creme fraiche and extra berries.

I made this cake for last weekend’s course in Staithes, – as promised here is the recipe. It’s great for baking ahead of time as it will store wrapped in foil for two days. I used about three quarters blackberries and one quarter bilberries, but you could vary this depending on what is around, – … Continued

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March 7, 2016

Rhubarb, Gorse Flower and Mascarpone Cake

If you’ve never tasted Gorse flowers and you see some, pick a couple of handfuls and celebrate Spring with this fabulous cake This is a Victoria sponge made extra special by the addition of fruit, flowers and cream cheese. A decadent indulgence for a special occasion. Gorse flowers have a fragrant, almost tropical taste that … Continued

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August 15, 2015

Bilberry mousse, Meadowsweet crumb and Heather flowers.

It has been such a busy summer so far and we have been having a great time running our foraging and cooking courses and meeting some incredible people from around the country. With all this outdoor activity going on I have been neglecting both my cooking and blogging duties.   Sorry…. It was my birthday last … Continued

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