Tag: Elder berry

Come along on a delightful springtime foraging adventure in the enchanting South West England! Get ready to explore the bountiful landscapes, uncover hidden treasures, and embark on a culinary journey like no other. In this article, we will delve into the world of foraging, discovering where to find these natural…

Foraging in September is brilliant, September marks the end of summer and the beginning of autumn, it’s the month for berries, nuts and seeds. The wetter weather also marks the beginning of ‘mushroom season’ and you’ll see fungi springing up almost everywhere you look. So what can you forage in…

Elderberry Syrup was once advised to be eaten as a supplement and for helping to keep away colds and flu through winter. I’m adamant that since I started making this yearly and having some whenever I feel a cold coming on that the number of winter colds I’ve had have…

This Elderberry Port recipe is one of the easiest things I make every year, it’s a brilliant late evening drink and I also use it often for presents. If anyone knows me, even veaguely, you’ll know that I absolutely love quick wins that pack masses of flavour, maybe I’m getting…

Elderberry Pontack sauce might be one of those things you’ve never heard of, but once you’ve tasted it you’ll never forget it again. It’s difficult to describe but it’s a bit like if worcestershire sauce, port & ketchup had a little party under and fruiting elder tree and created their…

This Elderberry Balsamic Glaze is a brilliant way to utilise a glut of elderberry as it keeps for at least 12 months and the flavour is brilliant, I often use it on salad with feta cheese or as a glaze for duck breast. Pretty much anything you use basic balsamic…

Elderberry & Nettle Seed Energy Balls An amazing wild energy ball recipes that will keep you going throughout your foraging excursions or bring some wild energy to the office Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground hazelnuts (or other nuts/seeds of choice or more oats) 1 1/4…

This winter Elderberry Beef stew utilises the earth and wholesome flavours of elder berries and the tart sweetness of bramley apples to create this true winter masterpiece. Even better – if you don’t eat all of it at once use the left overs to make and elderberry and bramley apple,…

Elderberries contain a huge amount of flavour notes, making them perfect for Elderberry Wine, they also contain suitable amounts of tannin to make them especially good when turned in to a delicious deep, earthy and fruity red wine. Best served with game meats or as a night time tipple. Furthermore…

Elderberries best suit savoury foods and this sticky elderberry cabbage is the perfect accompaniment for a Sunday roast. It’s best to freeze the berries in early October and use them when needed. Makes enough to serve 6 as a side. Click here to see our Elder Foraging Guide Ingredients for…

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