Wild patatas bravas

This is a new one we’ve added to our foraging days, but it’s already one of my favourites!


  • 500g of new potatoes, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 tbsp of tomato puree
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • ½ tsp of chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp of wild garlic paste
  • 1 bunch of cow parsley or yarrow leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of nettle seeds
  • 60 mls of olive oil

How to make wild patatas bravas

  • Fry the potatoes and set to one side
  • Add some oil to a pan and fry the onions until softened
  • Add the tomato puree, cumin, chilli powder and wild garlic and fry for a further 5 minutes
  • Combine with the fried potatoes
  • Add the chopped herbs and nettle seeds and combine

wild patatas bravas | foraging | wild foods | Kent | London | south east

This is just one of the many dishes that we cook on our 1 day foraging course.

You can see plenty of photos from both courses, as well as all our others, on our Facebook page.

About Gary

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

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