Taste the Wild Blog

February 14, 2021

Pancake Pie (or Banniet Tort) Recipe

Don't just make a boring old pancake this shrove Tuesday...crank it up a level, make a load and turn them into a Pancake Pie.

Here at Taste the Wild we thought that you would like to try something different this shrove Tuesday (pancake day). This delicious pie, flavoured with dried fruit, orange juice and brandy, is made from pancakes encased in a light puff pastry case. Its origins can be sourced back to the early eighteenth century and Charles … Continued

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November 30, 2020

Lockdown Sourdough

It’s sourdough Sunday

It’s sourdough Sunday I’m looking forward to joining Tom again in the #tastethewild woodland in 2021, on Back to Basics Bread, to improve my bread technique. But for now here is my #lockdown effort. I look forward to seeing your loaves, happy nurturing, Paul Having diligently fed my (as yet unnamed) starter for weeks, it … Continued

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July 26, 2020

Bannock Bread – SHETLAND – Cooking on the Edge of the World

Bannocks are a Shetlandic staple. Since the book dedicates ten pages it, I thought I'd follow some instruction.

Cooking bread without yeast and over fire takes 10 pages of this great book by father and son,  Tom and James Morton. It’s not just a recipe book. It’s a book about place, culture and community spirit. Shetland’s food stems from survival and this book takes you on a journey around Shetland and the people … Continued

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