Taste the Wild Blog

August 30, 2020

Pine Cone Syrup / Honey Recipe

Fresh, green pine cones make a flavourful, seasonal syrup to add to your tea, use in baking, drink neat or to drizzle on your favourite desserts and breakfast dishes.

This deliciously fragrant syrup is a traditional Georgian and Siberian treat and is apparently an excellent remedy for a number of ailments. Find out more about the benefits of pine here.     You will need: Green Pine Cones – ensure the tree you are gathering cones from is indeed a pine tree and an … Continued

Pine Cone Syrup / Honey Recipe
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April 6, 2015

A sweet treat for Easter. Chocolate coated Pine creams.

I can imagine there maybe a few people that will be sceptical that you can produce a delicious sweet from the scent of pine, but I can assure you that used cautiously the flavour of Pine is truly delicious.  The flavour is not a million miles away from that of Juniper and like Juniper it is … Continued

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April 30, 2013

Coconut scented sunshine. (Wild Food Weekend Course. 26th-28th April 2013)

The Gorse is flowering so well it seemed a good idea to share my recipes for gorse flavoured desserts. The lovely folk on our wildfood weekend really enjoyed the syrup and crystalised flowers so here for you all are the recipes. To crystalised gorse flowers Mix an egg white with a tablespoon of water and … Continued

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