Tag: stinging nettle

Through this piece we’re going to look at 10 things to forage in spring, from plants to seaweeds & mushrooms there’s plenty out there to enjoy. Foraging for wild edibles is a fun and rewarding way to connect with nature and get a taste of the local flora. In spring,…

  When we’re Foraging in February the weather tends to still be cold and there’s still the risk of snow and frost but on the odd days when the sun does shine it gives me hope that spring is just around the corner. So what can you forage in February?…

This Nettle Energy Ball Recipe is incredibly simple and the energy balls you get are absolutely jam-packed with nutrients and minerals – the perfect thing for a mid-hike snack. Ingredients for this Nettle Energy Ball Recipe: 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of ground almonds (or other nuts/seeds of…

This nettle soda is a simple fermented nettle drink that has a flavour similar to a lemon iced tea. Ingredients In a 500ml bottle add : 30g sugar a tiny bit of wine yeast 400ml water 5 nettle tops the juice of half a lemon Click here for our nettle…

Nettle Cordial Recipe Our Nettle Cordial Recipe is a surprising use of nettles and it will leave you amazed by the flavours that can be achieved from the prolific weed that is stinging nettles. I promise it won’t sting and in fact I bet you’ll soon be running off to…

This Wild 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 some Sea…

Nettle Pasta, Wild Garlic and Prawns Now we can start bringing our wild food basics together to build a VAST range of fantastic recipes. Ingredients Nettle Pasta for 2 people – Recipe here (or use regular pasta) 50g Wild Garlic – diced 1 onion finely diced 100g frozen cooked prawns…

Nettle and Wild Garlic Beef Wellington This Nettle and Wild Garlic Beef Wellington Recipe is possibly one of my all-time favourite recipes. Most recipes call for beef sirloin but if you have a decent local butcher you can usually get away with using a standard beef joint (much cheaper) Ingredients…