Lesser Celandine & Ground Ivy Stew

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… Contrary to what many foragers recommend, I do not advice that you eat this … Read more

Tofu Marinated In Ground Ivy

I found some lovely ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea) today while walking the ‘foul stinking beast’. So I thought I’d try a marinade for tofu. I have to say that I rarely do ‘fried’ foods, but today was different. Ground Ivy Recipe Ingredients 7g ground ivy (fresh) 2tbsp olive oil 2tbsp sesame oil 1tbsp white wine vinegar … Read more

Ground Ivy & Horseradish Mayonnaise

Beef passes my lips about 5 times a year (if that), so I was a bit surprised when my body nudged me to go and buy a steak. Local that is, like 2 miles away. All I had flashing through my mind was the scent and taste of ground ivy. So why ground ivy and … Read more

Ground Ivy Tempura

Voted the best plant to fritter by some local Devon foragers recently, Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea) tastes awesome when prepared as tempura. Try this Ground Ivy recipe over an open fire on lazy Summer days with your family and friends. Ground Ivy Tempura Recipe Ingredients 2 handfuls of Ground Ivy leaves 150g plain flour 1 … Read more