Taste the Wild Blog

September 11, 2017

Damson, Blackberry and Elderberry Jam – makes approximately 3kg (6.5lb)

The perfect fruity jam – gives you vitamins A, B6, E, K, and lots of vitamin C as well as minerals and other nutrients.

This jam recipe uses the darkest, richest fruits of the  hedgerow, in France it has been known as ‘Humeur Noir’ I like to think of it as magical and black, like the mythical Witch of the Elder tree. • 1kg Damsons • 750g Blackberries • 400g Elderberries (stripped from the stalks) • 100ml water • … Continued

Damson, Blackberry and Elderberry Jam – makes approximately 3kg (6.5lb)
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October 20, 2015

One Day Autumn Preserves course

Course description Preserving hedgerow berries has been a household occupation for hundreds – if not thousands of years! On this course we show you the different berries to be found, which ones are particularly good to preserve and how to do it. We will make a range of preserves, some using a mixture of hedgerow … Continued

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September 4, 2014

Hedge Jelly

This is a simple recipe to make a wonderfully tasty wild fruit jelly that is great on toast, in cakes or whenever you need a hit of fruity goodness.  We have been doing it for years and it remains a great favourite. The beauty of this recipe is that you can use which ever edible … Continued

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