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?
How to forage, identify and prepare Stinging Nettles and a recipe for Cream of Nettle Soup.
Use dried herbs/loose black or green tea to hand make an extra-special "Steeped in Love" Valentines Gift.
Chickweed is one of the rare winter wild edible greens. It's a great raw salad herb and can be preserved as a vinegar, too. Read on to learn how to ID it and what to do with it.
Fragrant Juniper is combined with tender cabbage and seasoned beef in this wonderful winter soup.
Bear grease is an excellent oil for frying and baking and it's free and easy to make. And gleaning bear fat keeps a valuable resource from being wasted.
Tart jelly from a common ornamental tree!
Forage this lovely weed to use in a delicious Italian style Risotto.
Lobster mushrooms are the strangest edible fungi that I’ve yet encountered. Unlike their camouflaged cousin the morel, a lobster is like a stop sign. Look at me, I’m over here! And once you find one pocket, others are sure to follow.
Wild Chicory used as salad leaves or cooked greens. Recipes for Chicory Greens with Pancetta and Erbazzone (Wild Greens Pie) with Chicory.
Rose hips make for a unique flavor - apples, almonds and rose petals. Use this light syrup to make a refreshing soda or to mix unforgettable cocktails.