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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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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April 1, 2015

Wild herb and ricotta pithivier

Rose wanted me to call this a pasty, she thought I was being pretentious but I’m sticking to my guns because I think they are a little more refined than a true pasty.  Of course you could make them much bigger if you wanted to use them for a lunch dish or a picnic but these … Continued

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