The young flower and leaf buds of rowan trees, and some other closely related species, offer delicious almond flavours to foragers in the spring.
The blossoms and young leaves of flowering currant come right near the top of my early spring not-to-be-missed delicious list.
An introduction to several key members of the allium family for foragers – their identification, distribution, mindful harvesting, dangerous look-alikes, nutritional properties and cooking/preservation techniques.
Here is a quick video on how to put together my favourite wild winter snack from half a dozen wild ingredients that grow right next to one another…
By opening our eyes and imaginations to the full extent of our wild larder, its perfectly possible to make any spice-led dish from around the world using fungi, seaweeds and the seeds, leaves, flowers and roots of common wild plants.