Daily Archives: 15/05/2013

Dandelion Flowers in Batter 3

This is a really easy recipe to make a surprisingly tasty dish – dandelion flowers in batter. Ingredients 30 dandelion flowers, preferably picked in the sun Wild marjoram, finely chopped Ground ivy, finely chopped 75g of flour 1 tsp of bicarb Salt Oil for deep frying How to make the dandelion flowers in batter Blend […]

wild pizza | wild foods | foraging | Kent | London | south east

Wild Pizza 1

Who doesn’t like a pizza?  Here’s a recipe for making your own  wild pizza in the woods. Ingredients for the topping   Hogweed, roughly chopped   Nettles, blanched and refreshed in cold water,   squeezed dry and chopped   Ground ivy, finely chopped   Ground elder, finely chopped   Ribwort plantain, finely chopped   Wild […]

Ramson and Hogweed Crostini 1

We’ve called this ramson and hogweed crostini to make it sound a little more upmarket than it really is!  A simple dish, easy to make, tastes great! Only pick the youngest hogweed shoots, ideally before they unfurl and have a silvery sheen to them. Ingredients 500g of hogweed, with stems trimmed A bunch of ramsons, rinsed, patted […]

Ramson and Hogweed Crostini

foraging for ground elder | forage | south east | Kent | Sussex | London

Ground Elder Rostis 2

Ground elder rostis – the saviours of gardener’s sanity?  Well, maybe.  For many gardeners, ground elder is the bane of their lives.  A once common plant in the vegetable garden, ground elder has fallen out of favour and is now regarded as a pest due to its rapid growth and difficulty to remove.  Well instead […]

Wild Herb Aubergines 1

We cooked this on a wild food course recently.  It tasted really good and was pretty easy to cook over an open fire. Ingredients A handful of ribwort plantain, sorrel and ground elder Ground ivy, finely chopped Wild marjoram, finely chopped Ramsons, finely chopped 400g of aubergine 1 large tomato 100g of kohlrabi 200g of […]

venison stefano | wild foods | foraging | woodland cooking

Venison Stefano 1

Named after one of our regular customers, Venison Stefano is a twist on the Greek dish of stiffado.  We buy our venison from a local gamedealer; gamedealers can be found at farmer’s markets in most towns nowadays, but failing that some of the supermarkets also stock it.  It’s a great warming dish for those chilly […]