Taste the Wild Blog

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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September 30, 2017

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake

These delicious fruity slices are simple to make and nutritious - it just happens that they are gluten free too

You can mix the berries up for this recipe, or use just one type. –  if you can still find some Elderberries it is a good plan to freeze them. Did you know that the Elderberry is a useful anti-viral and can help to combat cold and flu symptoms. This recipe makes 12 slices • … Continued

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake
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September 24, 2017

Blackberry and Elderberry Wine

This wine is amazing, it certainly knocks the socks off the old heavy country brews, to me it is more like the modern fruity reds from the new world

  Blackberry and Elderberry wine – makes 30 bottles This recipe is for a standard large fermenter but for a 1 gallon demijohn reduce the ingredients to one fifth of the amount. It is very important to sterilise your equipment, I use a brew safe cleaner/sanitiser at all stages to make sure the wine stays … Continued

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