Taste the Wild Blog

December 23, 2020

Yorkshire Masala Chai

In November The Guardian published an article on how you could “beat the cold” this winter and offered up seventeen different warming beverage ideas for your flask.  But my favourite, Masala Chai, wasn’t included. This sweet, milky, spiced tea is a hit from a flask, over the camp fire or even from the stove following … 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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August 30, 2020

Pine Cone Syrup / Honey Recipe

Fresh, green pine cones make a flavourful, seasonal syrup to add to your tea, use in baking, drink neat or to drizzle on your favourite desserts and breakfast dishes.

This deliciously fragrant syrup is a traditional Georgian and Siberian treat and is apparently an excellent remedy for a number of ailments. Find out more about the benefits of pine here.     You will need: Green Pine Cones – ensure the tree you are gathering cones from is indeed a pine tree and an … Continued

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