Nettle soup is a forager’s classic. Rich, delicious and deeply nutritious. This recipe is wonderfully simple, but I suggest some extra wild options that make it even better.
Its a mistake to think nettles are only delicious as a super-nutritious savoury food. You can be naughty with them too. I highly recommend making syrups and cordials with them, to make quenching soft drinks in summer, or as a sophisticated addition to cocktails.
The blossoms and young leaves of flowering currant come right near the top of my early spring delicious list. They manage to combine fruity, floral and herbaceous flavours all at the same time, and work in lots of both sweet and savoury ways
Some ideas on how to responsibly connect with wild plants during the Corona Virus lockdown, including helpful weeds you can find in gardens or any green space.
In light of the current public health situation around Corona Virus/Covid 19, this post explains Galloway Wild Foods’ policy with regard to postponed events, private bookings, and ticket holders.