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?
Got wild hops?
If you don't want to brew beer you can sprinkle some on your bruschetta !
Wild Cherry Ginger Sauce to spice up your cheese or roast meats.
Wild edibles + eggs + cupcake tray= wild mini frittatas. I used foraged chickweed and garlic mustard. You could use any wild edible leaves.
Use dried herbs/loose black or green tea to hand make an extra-special "Steeped in Love" Valentines Gift.
Forage this lovely weed to use in a delicious Italian style Risotto.
Make an unusual pomegranate liqueur just in time to give as Christmas gifts.
Wild Chicory used as salad leaves or cooked greens. Recipes for Chicory Greens with Pancetta and Erbazzone (Wild Greens Pie) with Chicory.
Recipes for three liqueurs using sloes: Sloe gin, bargnolino and pacharàn.
Wild but very mild Alioli recipe, based on the original Catalan recipe. No egg yolks/ No food processor. Serve with potatoes, meat,fish or add to sandwiches.
Preserved apricots in a delicious and only slightly alcoholic syrup.