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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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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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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