Garlic Mustard & Cow Parsley Sauce

April 30, 2013
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The bitter-sweet taste of young garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) blends subtly with the herby tastes & textures of cow parsley, to make a fine substantial sauce suitable for pasta or grains. The kind of food I need to eat when I return home, if I’ve been wandering on the road for a week or so…

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The Perfect Wild Garlic Omlette

April 5, 2013
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I know, sounds daft doesn’t it? Surely everyone knows how to make an omelett? Nope they don’t, and certainly not like this one! Wild garlic is so versatile, and whipping up this quick wild snack can be a breeze. You just need the right pan!

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Wild Herb Syrup

April 5, 2013
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I love concocting non-alcoholic drinks, especially when the only drinks foragers are assumed to drink are inebriating beverages made with weird weeds from the hedge. Might I suggest another way…

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Wild Garlic Vinegar

February 20, 2013
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Vinegars can be made from literally hundreds of different plants. A never ending plethora of culinary delights to tickle and tease your senses. So play away. Indulge. Create wonderment from the simple things in life, and it doesn’t get much easier than this wild garlic vinegar recipe.

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Wild Garlic, Nettle & Bittercress Pesto

February 20, 2013
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Something to the quality of Land changes when the first shoots of Wild Garlic start sprouting forth. To the novice in the very early stages they can appear indistinguishable from the poisonous Lords and Ladies, also known as Cuckoo-pint….

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Lesser Celandine & Ground Ivy Stew

February 7, 2013
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Lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria) is one of the first wild edible greens to emerge in Spring. I simply love it and munch my way through a fair few pounds when its around. Its such a versatile green. But hold your horses…

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Wild Garlic Pasta Sauce

February 7, 2013
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I use the fresh young growth of wild garlic (Allium ursinum). For this recipe I harvested the leaves in the first week of February, when the flavours explode on your tastebuds as the new edible Spring growth starts to emerge from hibernation. A quick, simple wild garlic recipe if ever there was one.

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Soul Seekers TV Series: Foraging With Robin Harford

February 6, 2013
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In this short video I talk about about foraging, reconnecting to land and the healing power of Nature with Jo Sinnott, presenter of Soul Seekers, a Travel Channel TV series.

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Cream of Hedge Bedstraw Soup

February 6, 2013
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My first hedge bedstraw recipe (Galium mollugo) was in a nut roast that worked superbly. The nutty, peppery flavours (more an after thought once you’ve eaten it) worked their way through the roast to reveal a deep rich taste sensation. 

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Sautéed Daisy Greens With Roasted Baby Beetroots

January 31, 2013
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I truly love daisy greens (Bellis perennis), and this recipe shows off their fine, deep green taste with a little tongue tingling daisyness (literally) to the dish. Daisy greens are everywhere, and you can eat both their flowers and leaves.

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