Nettle Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
Stinging nettles might not be what springs to mind when making cake, but why not try and add some green nutrition to your baking. I promise you it doesn't taste green, nor has it still got the ability to sting your mouth! Nettles are a super food and has so many benefits. It is great for iron deficiency, and is also an anti hystamine! Make sure to pick before it flowers, and only use the new growth (top 4 leaves). Here is how to pick nettles - either with gloves, or with any cloth (use a…
Pine Cone Syrup / Honey Recipe - Taste the Wild
This deliciously fragrant syrup is a traditional Georgian and Siberian treat and is apparently an excellent remedy for a number of ailments. Find out more about the benefits of pine here. You will need: Green Pine Cones – ensure the tree you are gathering cones from is indeed a pine tree and an … Continued
Sloe & Apple Jam + video & pitting hacks.
My Sloe & Apple Jam recipe is made with just 3 ingredients and no pectin or jam sugar. Wonderfully tart yet sweet, sloes and apples make the perfect pairing in this exquisite jam. Plus check out my sloe pitting hacks! #sloejam #sloeberryjam #sloejamrecipes #sloejamjelly #sloeandapplejam #hedgerowjam
Sloe and Blackberry Hedgerow Jam - The Hedgecombers
Capture autumn with this delicious Sloe and Blackberry Hedgerow Jam recipe. The sweet wild blackberry and sharp sloe combination make the perfect partners.
Simple Nettle Bread Recipe
Nettle is a delicious, magical plant. Medicinally it enhances immunity and protects from infections. It is said to help with hay fever if taken regularly as a tea and it is high in vitamins and nutrients, especially iron! It is a food, a medicine, a plant you can count on- a sign of spring and nourishment.
Nettle Seed & Dandelion Blossom Bars: Superfood!
My sister-in-law Gloria is an avid rower who races frequently with her Dragon Boat Team. Last year as a special request, she asked for a wildcrafted energy bar. I knew I wanted to make something wi…
Sour Cherry Almond Jam
I have for you today, a List of Things. Silly things, ridiculous things, things that entertain me and make life just that much more interesting. First, we have a giant window air conditioner. It sits in our bedroom window, at the back of the house, and cools off the whole house from all the way back there. For it to work, you have to create a path for it by opening a window somewhere. You can imagine that this thing has to work pretty hard to cool the whole house on a 90+ degree day, and…