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by IanSouthWales
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Caerphilly
Replies: 3
Views: 954

Hello from Caerphilly

Hi there, I thought I'd drop in and say hello. I've just joined the forum, I'm a keen (beginner) mushroom forager, and, after moving house at the start of the year, am currently waiting nervously to see what kind of harvest I get from my newly installed Veg Patch. I'm looking forward to seeing what ...
by IanSouthWales
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Nettle soup, or other recipes ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2937

Re: Nettle soup, or other recipes ?

Here's Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall offering a few recipes for nettles http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle ... ttingstall

I also thought that you could try and make pasta verde - usually you would use spinach, but it might work with nettles.
by IanSouthWales
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: what to do with chestnuts, how to preserve?
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

Re: what to do with chestnuts, how to preserve?

I remember the "Two Greedy Italians" Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo visiting a place in Northern Italy in their last TV series. There they met a guy who made Chestnut Flour which one of the chefs used to make a chestnut gnocchi, which I'm sure was delicious. I know I'm a bit out of...
by IanSouthWales
Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: what are you foraging today
Replies: 10
Views: 2550

Re: what are you foraging today

I found my first mushrooms of the year last week - my first ever chanterelles! So I'm hoping to make it out into the local woods a few times this week to see if I can find any more. Hopefully the rain over the weekend might help.

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