Nettle makes an excellent pizza topping: if you use tender, fresh nettle leaves, scatter them on a pizza (using kitchen tongs!) and lightly drizzle them with olive oil, they will crisp up nicely. Nettle tastes similar to spinach, so you can replace spinach in any recipe with nettles. INGREDIENTS 1 pizza base (suggestions: homemade pizza
This dish celebrates the flavours of spring. In April you can find St George’s mushrooms (Calocybe gambosa), which are delicious and meaty. They smell like flour or paper, and it’s a very distinctive smell that you don’t tend to find in other mushrooms. If you ever spot them, make sure you go back to the
Spring is the perfect time to go out foraging, as the days get longer and wild greens start appearing. If you want to cook a light lunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong with this delicious soup. In case you are extremely lucky and you can find some wild asparagus, you can add it too.
Do you like the idea of making your own sourdough bread and savour it fresh from the oven, but you are put off by the long preparation process? While making sourdough from scratch does take a long time, you can use this low-effort recipe and see how you get on. The Traditional Method of
Do you like foraging? So you’ve picked a lot of elderflower, sow thistle, dandelion… now what to do with all these foraged foods? If you need some inspiration, here are 3 ideas on cooking with foraged ingredients. I am having a lot of fun coming up with new recipes based on old classics –
Do you love dark chocolate? Do you love hazelnuts? Baci Perugina introduced 70% chocolate truffles called Fondentissimo. Trulli Baci kindly sent me a box of Fondentissimo chocolates to review. Fondentissimo Baci I received a box of Fondentissimo 70% Dark Chocolate Baci from Trulli Baci, a company based in the UK. If you are unfamiliar with