Taste the Wild Blog

October 19, 2021

Pontack Sauce / Elderberry Ketchup Recipe

During episode 4 of the Hairy Bikers Go North, Chris Bax uses “Pontack Sauce” as a dressing on his cured venison with pickled brambles. Missed it? You can watch it again here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m000zypn/the-hairy-bikers-go-north Taste the Wild is featured during the last ten minutes, but we would recommend watching the whole episode of The North York … Continued

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February 14, 2021

Pancake Pie (or Banniet Tort)

Don't just make a boring old pancake this shrove Tuesday...crank it up a level, make a load and turn them into a Pancake Pie.

Here at Taste the Wild we thought that you would like to try something different this shrove Tuesday (pancake day). This delicious pie, flavoured with dried fruit, orange juice and brandy, is made from pancakes encased in a light puff pastry case. Its origins can be sourced back to the early eighteenth century and Charles … Continued

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December 23, 2020

Yorkshire Masala Chai

In November The Guardian published an article on how you could “beat the cold” this winter and offered up seventeen different warming beverage ideas for your flask.  But my favourite, Masala Chai, wasn’t included. This sweet, milky, spiced tea is a hit from a flask, over the camp fire or even from the stove following … Continued

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