Taste the Wild Blog

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

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April 13, 2015

Goosegrass goujons with Wild Garlic tartar sauce

Strips of smoked haddock wrapped in Cleavers, deep fried in chickpea batter and served with a creamy gherkin and wild garlic dip. Cleavers ( Galium aparine) are looking great at the moment and they are just at the stage when they are long enough to wrap things but have not yet become too stringy. They are … Continued

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