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Mulled cider

November 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Obviously you don’t really need to be told how to mull cider as like us you’ll just explore the deeper regions of your spice cupboard and gather together whatever seems to conjure up memories of Christmas. Then you’ll discard anything that is more than a year out of date, guess how much of the remaining […]

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Tags: Christmas · Drink · foraged · Vegetarian

Hawthorn Liqueur

October 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is a recipe for toothsome* yuletide tipple which if you start now will be ready to sip on 28th December. Technically still Christmas. WARNING: This posting has not been edited by my educated co-blogger and so may contain all sorts of grammaticle erors.

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Sloe gin

October 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

As most foraged food is either unpalatable, bitter, or tastes ‘a bit like spinach’, our advice to you is to smother it with refined sugar and alcohol and transform it into a cheeky little apéritif and/or digestif. First up, Sloe gin.

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Foraging (an introduction)

October 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments

A few Saturdays back one of us (me) joined the Incredible Edible Foraging Walk which took place in and around the IE Market Garden Training Centre just down the road at Walsden. Contrary to naive expectations I didn’t skip home through the woods afterwards with a trug filled with wild garlic and exotic fungi, however […]

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Tags: foraged · Incredible Edible · unusual foods · Vegetarian

Stinging Nettle Soup

May 27th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve always liked the idea of free food, and cooking a meal with ingredients foraged from nature’s bountiful larder holds a romantic and atavistic appeal. Sadly Bethnal Green doesn’t offer many opportunities for living off the land. You’ll struggle to find a morel growing among the KFC cartons and general crap along the Mile End […]

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Tags: foraged · Soup · Starter · unusual foods · Vegetarian