Category: Wild Food Recipes

Eat Your Christmas Tree!  by Forager Megan @flintandfern Hold your horses before you take your Christmas tree to the curb. Did you know you can eat it?? I kid you not. Spruce and Fir (and occasionally Pine) trees are the most commonly sold trees for Christmas, all of which are…

Wild Green Tapenade This tapenade recipe is unbelievably tasty and versatile, you can create it using a variety of wild ingredients with great success. For example if you’re at the coast add in Marsh Samphire and Sea Purslane or if you’re heading for a swim in the sea add in…

To be honest I’ve always avoided making Acorn flour as it really sounds like a very long laborious task that results in a nutty flavoured flour. That’s until I found out you could do it all in one day – probably an hour if you ran to your local oak…

Poricini Ketchup / Ceptchup The Porcini or Cep are a mushroom we’re all always looking for and rarely stumble across (unless you have secret spots). Oddly enough when you do happen to find one, you’ll often find way more than you, or even a group of 5, can eat before…

Pickled Sea Kale When Sea Kale is in season you often find it in such abundance that you just don’t know how to use it, we often store it for use later in the year by pickling it! This pickle is beautiful, the sea kale really holds its crunch and…

Oil Pickled Amethyst Deceiver Mushrooms This is a really simple recipe that can be done with a range of mushrooms, however, it works really well as a quick pickle for retaining the beautiful colour of the Amethyst Deceiver mushrooms. Method & Recipe Collect some fresh Amethyst Deceivers Brush and Quickly…

Acorn Flour Banana Bread This is a really nice way to get some use out of the very common Acorn and use up some of those bananas that you had forgotten all about. With this Banana bread made with acorn flour!  Ingredients 1 cup of leached acorn flour  2 cups…

Elderflower, Rose & Fig Leaf Energy Balls Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground almonds (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats) 2 tablespoons dried rose petals 1 1/2 cups of dates or figs (if not medjool dates then soak in hot water for ~10mins beforehand)…

Vegan Elderflower & Lemon Drizzle Cake A delicious wild and vegan elderfower and lemon drizzle cake that is great with a nice cup of tea on a sunny spring afternoon. Ingredients: 200g plain flour 50g ground almonds 2 teaspoons baking powder 200g sugar 1-2 tablespoons fresh or dried elderflowers (optional)…

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