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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September 30, 2017

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake

These delicious fruity slices are simple to make and nutritious - it just happens that they are gluten free too

You can mix the berries up for this recipe, or use just one type. –  if you can still find some Elderberries it is a good plan to freeze them. Did you know that the Elderberry is a useful anti-viral and can help to combat cold and flu symptoms. This recipe makes 12 slices • … Continued

Blackberry and Elderberry Gluten-free Tray Bake
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September 11, 2017

Sea Buckthorn Sauce can be used on its own or as an ingredient for other recipes…the creamy Sea Buckthorn Posset below is delicious.

This unusual sauce has the flavour of lemon, passionfruit and peach all rolled in to one. It is sweet, sour and tart lending its self to creamy desserts or to rich savoury dishes.

Sea Buckthorn Sauce – makes approximately 180ml • 125g Sea Buckthorn berries • 1tsp maple syrup or sugar syrup • 120g sugar Put the berries in to a small pan with a teaspoonful of maple syrup or sugar syrup, cook gently for half an hour until the berries are very soft and pulpy. Press the … Continued

Sea Buckthorn Sauce can be used on its own or as an ingredient for other recipes…the creamy Sea Buckthorn Posset below is delicious.
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