Taste the Wild Blog

October 19, 2021

Pontack Sauce / Elderberry Ketchup Recipe

During episode 4 of the Hairy Bikers Go North, Chris Bax uses “Pontack Sauce” as a dressing on his cured venison with pickled brambles. Missed it? You can watch it again here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m000zypn/the-hairy-bikers-go-north Taste the Wild is featured during the last ten minutes, but we would recommend watching the whole episode of The North York … Continued

Pontack Sauce / Elderberry Ketchup Recipe
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September 23, 2014

Autumn hedgerow spices make a warming soup extra special

We have made this soup on recent foraging courses in our wood and chef Chris Parry adapted it for our recent ‘foragers supper’ at the Exeter Arms in Derby  The recipe is here along with photos from the event in Derby and the recent vegetarian wild food weekend course. Hogweed spiced sweet potato soup – serves 4 … Continued

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June 10, 2014

The Elderflower is out!

We’re trying some new recipes this year as well as the old favourites…recipes and pictures below from our last few One foraging day courses. Elderflower and Apple pudding – serves 4 4 Bramley apples 2 Elderflower heads 2 tbsp sugar 2 tsp lemon juice 50g plain flour 50g butter 40g caster sugar 20g porridge oats … Continued

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