Hogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls 1


On our Nordic Crafts course at the weekend, Nicola decided to try out a new recipe, Hogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls and they were wonderful.  Give them a try!

Ingredients for the spring rolls

  • A handful of hogweed shoots
  • A handful of ground elder shoots
  • A handful of jelly ear fungus cut into fine strips
  • A thumb size piece of ginger cut into fine strips
  • A small carrot cut into fine strips
  • 2 tbsp of oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp of light soy sauce
  • Rice flour pancakes

How to make your hogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls

  • Gently fry the carrot and ginger for 5 minutes
  • Add the jelly ear fungus and cook for a further 3 minutes
  • Add the hogweed shoots and continue cooking for another 3 minuteHogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls
  • Add the ground elder shoots and cook for 2 more minutesHogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls
  • Add the oyster sauce and soy sauce
  • Add a splash of water if required
  • Let the mixture cool for a few minutes and then divide it so that there is enough for each pancakeHogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls
  • Fold and fry until golden on both sidesHogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls

 

This is one that is likely to find its way onto the menu on our 1 day foraging course or our 2 day woodland cooking course. You can see plenty of photos from both courses, as well as all our others, on our Facebook page.


Avatar

About Gary

Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

One thought on “Hogweed, ground elder & jelly ear spring rolls