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by fenris
Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: mint!
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: mint!

thanks!

well, i ate some and i havent died. perhaps it will catch up with me at a later date and i will die then... if so i will remember to sue the lot of you :iconbiggrin:
by fenris
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: what do you do with meadowsweet?
Replies: 8
Views: 3183

what do you do with meadowsweet?

i know you can make a tea with it and stick it in mead, but do you have any favourite uses for it? there is so much about at the moment and it smells so nice i want to do something with it.
by fenris
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Elderflower season is here!
Replies: 30
Views: 4059

Re: Elderflower season is here!

so if you pick them on a warm dry day it would have less pee smell? maybe i will try then. if there is a pee smell, is it reduced after being processed/cooked?

gonna have a hard time getting a warm dry day where i live though :wink:
by fenris
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Elderflower season is here!
Replies: 30
Views: 4059

Re: Elderflower season is here!

i've been thinking of making something with elderflower, there is so much about that it seems a waste not to. but i've noticed that even on the same tree the flowers can smell markedly different - some smell lovely but most of them smell a bit like cat pee. so i've been put off a bit :?
by fenris
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: mint!
Replies: 4
Views: 565

mint!

hello... i'm just starting to get into foraging and had an exciting morning! i found a lot of raspberries and wild strawberries, and some minty stuff: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/pikshurs/mint.jpg is it an actual mint and does anyone know what kind? it smells strongly of mint, has a squar...

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