Taste the Wild Blog

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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May 20, 2013

Wild chicken pie!!!

 What a find, three different summer fungi in as many days: Chicken of the woods, Dryads saddle, and St George’s mushrooms. We are really lucky to have found them all, and in perfect condition to eat. Below is a recipe using all three, I’ve called it wild chicken pie because the chicken of the woods … Continued

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September 7, 2012

Nettle soda bread

Nettle Soda bread 500g Plain flour 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 400ml live yoghurt or buttermilk 2 large handfuls of nettles (blanched, drained and chopped) Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add the yoghurt and nettles and bring together to form a dough. Do not knead the dough. Oil a … Continued

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