Gourmet Wild Food Tasting Menu, September 2012

The following was served as part of Galloway Wild Food’s Gourmet Autumn Foraging Days on 9th and 23rd of September. Keep an eye out for some amazing wild food dining experiences here soon.

The menu included over 50 of Galloway’s finest autumn wild foods – all picked within 20 miles of Gatehouse.

“Thanks for a fantastic day out yesterday! Chanterelles galore followed by a most relaxing 3-hour lunch on the sun-drenched terrace of the Mill of Fleet at Gatehouse-of-Fleet. Followed by more foraging on the beach. Brilliant, I will be back.” – Eva Milroy


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Elderflower champagne

Canapes

  • Oyster plant with sea buckthorn and yew berry
  • Smoked egg with pickled marsh samphire and hogweed seed 
  • Wild sushi: Nori rolls with Wigtown Bay sea bass, sea aster, sea plantain, coriander grass; sea radish, scurvy grass and sea radish “wasabi”

Watercress and three-sorrel soup

  •  Made with wood, sheep and common sorrel; wild thyme and Galloway honey bread

Fungi flambéed with apple brandy

  •  The best of the morning’s harvest, cooked at the table with meu and ground elder, served with:

Ultimate wild mushroom risotto

  •  Made with ceps, chanterelles, puffballs, yarrow, wild thyme and truffle

Wild salad

  •  Pink purslane, chickweed, bittercress, sea beet, greater cuckoo cress, balsam flowers, dressed with sweet elderberry vinegar

Criffel cheese and Loch Arthur organic cheddar

  •  Quince jelly, pickled walnuts and Arran oatcakes

Greengage and bramble frangipani

  • Greengage and watermint ice cream, knotweed and sweet cicely sorbet
  •  With rose and elderflower syrups and creeping raspberry

Damson and meadowsweet gin

Elderflower turkish delight

Coffee or wild herb teas

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EMAIL mark@gallowaywildfoods.com TO RESERVE A PLACE ON 2013′s GOURMET FORAGING DAYS

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