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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July 26, 2020

Bannock Bread – SHETLAND – Cooking on the Edge of the World

Bannocks are a Shetlandic staple. Since the book dedicates ten pages it, I thought I'd follow some instruction.

Cooking bread without yeast and over fire takes 10 pages of this great book by father and son,  Tom and James Morton. It’s not just a recipe book. It’s a book about place, culture and community spirit. Shetland’s food stems from survival and this book takes you on a journey around Shetland and the people … 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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