Wild foods

  • Elderflower bloom

    Elderflower Cordial 2

    Elderflower Cordial 2 An easy recipe for bulk amounts There are countless recipes for elderflower cordial. Here is one for making bulk amounts taught to me by a Swedish girl. [...]
  • Pick small nettles for food

    Nettle Beer

    This is an easy recipe to follow and creates a delightful, if not usual tasting beer. It is very cheap to make and follows a traditionally english recipe. Before hops were [...]
  • Elderflower bloom

    Elderflower fritters

    Elderflower as a food should never be eaten raw as the flowers, like the berries, contain a mildly poisonous alkaloid which is destroyed by cooking. It has widely been used [...]

Wild Mezze Platter

  I love Middle Eastern food in all shapes and forms. Nothing satisfies me more than tucking into a nice mezze platter. However as all the exotic ingredients have to be [...]

June 17, 2013 // 7 Comments

Wild in the city

If you think about wild food do you picture a woodland miles from anywhere full of unusual plants and mushrooms with strange unpronounceable names? Perhaps foraging is [...]

March 17, 2013 // 3 Comments

Group Foraging Days

Family Foraging Courses/Group Foraging Courses Don’t see a course in your area? Want an unique Christmas present?  Think you could get between a group of 2 to 14 people [...]

December 12, 2012 // 1 Comment

Sumac – Dave Hamilton

Stag Horn Sumac – Rhus typhina The Forager’s Lemon Staghorn Sumac makes a tasty lemonade. The small furry drupes form a larger structure called a panicle – [...]

October 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

Hawthorn Ketchup recipe

During most of my autumn courses I either run through how to make hawthorn ketchup or I have some on hand to try (preferable both!).  This year I thought I would at least [...]

October 2, 2012 // 4 Comments

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