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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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

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May 20, 2020

Wild Garlic and Celeriac Tart – Video Recipe Tutorial

The smell of wild garlic whilst walking (and even driving) is really strong during May and those little white delicate flowers are everywhere.

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