Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
What do you do when a noxious weed that's choking out vegetation takes over your neighbourhood? Eat it. Garlic mustard is packed with nutrients and is great as pesto.
A recipe for dandelion jelly that uses a few simple ingredients and homemade apple pectin stock. A beautiful golden jelly with a unique, complex flavor reminiscent of honey.
Dandelions are nature’s richest vegetable source of beta-carotene, from which Vitamin A is created and you can make wine out of them.
How we made dandelion wine.
Since dandelions are blooming everywhere right about now, it's the perfect time to do some wild foraging and harvest your own bottle of wine.
This dandelion wine recipe is essentially fermented dandelion tea, with a citrus twist.
A photo collage and description of the common dandelion, the wonderful dandelion!
Using foraged garlic mustard, we cook up a hearty dinner recipe. Very customizable, just vary the filling!
Remember, when you are collecting dandelions, collect then from clean areas. Avoid the edges of roads, areas that may have been sprayed with pesticides, or used by dogs as a loo. Here’s the recipe, I hope you like it
Find, identify, and eat some invasive Japanese knotweed, with links to recipes.
It is early spring! If you want to surprise people with yummy food from your yard (note: I said yummy, NOT healthy), pick your yard clean of dandelion flowers and fry them up!