Category Archives: Recipes for Foraged Foods

Making Elderflower Cordial and Preserving it Through Pasteurisation

Home made elederflower cordial recipe served with ice

The fresh and zesty flavour of elder­flower cor­dial is one of the great joys of spring­time. The sad­ness comes when it is all fin­ished. For­tu­nate­ly by pre­serv­ing elder­flower cor­dial by pas­teuri­sa­tion it is pos­si­ble to hold on to this lit­tle slice of spring through the depths of win­ter… For­ag­ing for Elder­flow­ers By the end of…

Fermented Wild Garlic Buds Recipe

Fermnented wild garlic buds recipe

This fer­ment­ed wild gar­lic buds recipe is amaz­ing­ly tasty. It is also so easy to make. Very lit­tle prepa­ra­tion is required as we fer­ment the gar­lic in a sim­ple brine solu­tion. Ide­al for any­one try­ing out lac­­to-fer­­­men­­ta­­tion for the first time. This recipe makes use of the ram­son Alli­um ursinum. If you are new to collecting…

A Simple Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe

Pearl Sunny Cap preserving and canning jar 0.25 litre wild garlic pesto

Spring her­alds the start of wild gar­lic sea­son. This won­der­ful­ly aro­mat­ic plant so prized by for­agers can be found in abun­dance in many of our ancient wood­land through March, April and May.Follow our sim­ple wild gar­lic pesto recipe for a real sea­son­al treat, tra­di­tion­al­ly stirred through pas­ta but also incred­i­ble in a sand­wich. Ram­sons, Allium…