Taste the Wild Blog

November 19, 2017

Healthy wild greens pie

Feeling the need for vitamins and minerals yesterday I looked to the hedgerows for some super boosting veg. It was great to find these two young plants growing in abundance –

Cleavers Galium aperine – 12.7% protein (source Kew.org) Sometimes known as Goosegrass this edible and medicinal herb has been used as a detox herb for centuries and is said to stimulate the lymphatic system, cleanse the kidneys and benefit the skin. It tastes great too, sweet and pea like. Only eat the young shoots and … Continued

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April 5, 2016

Wild Garlic and Vegetable broth

Simple Healthy and Delicious: Once you have found a few Wild Garlic leaves this broth only takes 20 minutes to make. You can vary the vegetables if you like and serve it with crusty bread and butter. I have made this for quite a few people now and they all love it – young and … Continued

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June 9, 2014

Wild Herbs for First Aid and Healing.

Our first course with herbalist Sarah Hughes was a great day…there was even a real wound to dress!!   Gillian didn’t hurt herself on the course but was eager to have her grazed knee looked at by our course tutor, medical herbalist Sarah Hughes. The plant Sarah recommended for a healing poultice was Ribwort Plantain. It has … Continued

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