Nettle Beer – Andy Hamilton

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 29 October 2009 | 5 Comments
Categories: Food, Home Brew, Home brewing, Wild foods

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 widely used in the 17th century all sorts of plant were used to flavor the ale including nettles.(Urtica dioica). It was also […]

30 Uses and facts of the humble nettle – Dave Hamilton

Yazan: Dave | 09 October 2008 | 2 Comments
Categories: Food, Wild food

A Nettle patch, but what are the uses? The nettle is often shunned in the plant world. Most of us have at some point in our lives fallen into a nettle bed or at least been stung by it’s tiny needles. However it holds the crown of one of the most maligned yet phenomenally useful […]


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