Monthly Archives: May 2013


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 […]


Nettle Malfatti

Malfatti is an Italian dish used as a substitute for pasta. We tend to pick only the very tips of the nettles as they are the tastiest part.  We use a few different areas and pick regularly.  Picking the tips delays the flowering process and encourages new growth.  We’ve found that we can still pick […]


Ramson Dolmades | foraging | wild foods | Kent | London | south east

Ramson Dolmades 1

  A recipe for ramson dolmades (for 10 – 12), based on the classic Greek stuffed vine leaves. Ingredients Ramson leaves, 4 per dolmade A good handful of ramson stems and shoots, chopped 100g arborio rice 1 small onion A handful of hogweed shoots, chopped A handful of ground elder, chopped 2 or 3 finely […]


Buy With Confidence

We are delighted to announce that Jack Raven Bushcraft has been approved by Kent Trading Standards ‘Buy With Confidence’ scheme.  The process involved us being audited by a member of Trading Standards.  They looked at our marketing materials, website, terms and conditions, complaints procedure and much more.  They also contacted people that have attended one […]

buy with confidence | bushcraft | Kent