Taste the Wild Blog

June 2, 2017

Nettle Beer

This year we have developed a new recipe and it beats all the other Nettle Beer recipes we have tried. It is important to pick good quality Stinging Nettles Urtica Dioca just 5cm tips and none with flowers (look like little catkins). They are starting to flower now in June, so look for those in shady … Continued

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November 26, 2015

Rose Elixir Royale

The recipe for this gorgeous liqueur is based on Emily Han’s Hawthorn and Rose elixir in her wonderful book ‘Wild drinks and Cocktails’, (We have a competition to win a copy on our previous blog post! http://gvwy.io/23a9bw8  ). We love recipes that can be adapted to work with what is available and substituting Rosehips for Hawthorn haws works a treat! To make … Continued

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July 8, 2013

Elderflower and Rose Champagne… the perfect summer drink?

The taste of Elderflower champagne will always remind me of warm summer evenings spent with good friends and good food. Here is a new twist on that old favourite, adding the delicate scent of roses along with a blush pink tint. Rose petal and Elderflower champagne.  Simple to make and full of the tastes of … Continued

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