recipes, articles, remedies, tips and tales!

 

recipes, articles, remedies, tips and tales!

 

Mushroom Butter,

This is quick and easy to make, keeps well in fridge for 2 weeks and freezes well. It is a method of saving flavour of your mushrooms for later. The butter is sublime on toast, risotto, baked spud or as a special treat with poached eggs. Other mushroom combinations...

read more

Vegan Gluten free Cake,

Recently baked this for The Happy Pear, they loved it. It's a basic vegan cake which loves a drizzle of fruit juice or coffee and Beech Leaf Liqueur.I made it with Lime zest in it and topped with delicious Raw Fraughans, but you can use Rose petals, Orange zest, Lemon...

read more

Elderberries

Elderberries are ripening in hedgerows, great news as these little berries are tasty, easy to identify and full of goodness. They are at least as valuable when it comes to boosting your immune system as Echinacea and available for free all around us. So grab your...

read more

Cavan Forage, August 7th, friday

Friday 2pm @ Radisson Blu Farnham Estate, forage with wildfoodmary, come along. http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=229&locationId=6662345&lang=en_IE&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true&display_version=2...

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New discovery

John Wilson writes about making your own drinks in today's Irish Times, he  has also tried our Beech Liqueur and  says "an intruiging perfumed nose with caramel, fresh nuts and a smoky touch..."Thank you John, look forward to introducing you to the Wild Damson in the...

read more

May 2015 Spring forage dates.

Sunday May 10th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Tues May 19th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Sat May 30th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Forage workshop and lunch of wild and local organic foods, to book call Mary on 087/7418536. Cost €30 per adult, May is just around the corner and nature is...

read more

Dinner Menu for a Sunny April Evening

Another beautiful day. I'm really getting used to the sunshine. This evening I'm cooking for my daughter Eve and her hubby Eoin. This is a healthy, vegetarian meal that will of course feature some wild finds as well as fresh garden produce. The star of tonight's...

read more

Baked Hake wrapped in Ramson’s Garlic

Easy Fish recipe, 4 thick Hake fillets, Olive oil, Sea salt and black pepper, About 30 fresh Garlic leaves, 50 grams butter. 2 limes, handful fresh Coriander, Heat oven to 200, lightly oil baking dish and line bottom with garlic leaves. Add fish fillets and top with...

read more

Wild Soup for February and March

Late February is letting us know that spring is in the air but there is plenty of cold weather about too.Here is a very easy  soup using the year's earliest foraged greens, a real warmer and very good value.The basic recipe is Vegan and gluten free but you could adapt...

read more

Chilly weather, Feb3rd /15

February 3rd and a very chilly snow sprinkled morning,the ground is too frozen for foraging so it's a day for baking, using some store cupboard foraged ingredients, something sweet methinks, though sugar free.. I will use some of my store of Hazelnuts and a dash of...

read more

Christmas and New year 2014/15

This time of year it's special to find something to collect, a stump of fallen Beech passed many times suddenly blooms with a large crop of Oyster Mushrooms and a mountain hike has Navelworth and early Gorse blooms. The real stars at this time are the winter sunlight...

read more

2015 calendar

Thank you for the many enquiries for 2015. Weather permitting walks will commence in late Feb or early Mar, dates to be finalised shortly. All walks are family friendly, small groups, minimum 4adults max 16 and include lunch of wild and local organic produce. Gift...

read more

Christmas baking

It's a wild and stormy day out,perfect for staying cosy and baking for Christmas. I will be making Christmas cakes, fruit is soaking in Wild Beech Liqueur. I'm making a delicious wheat free cake from ground Hazelnuts, which goes in freezer. It will be soaked in Wild...

read more

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Mushroom Butter,

This is quick and easy to make, keeps well in fridge for 2 weeks and freezes well. It is a method of saving flavour of your mushrooms for later. The butter is sublime on toast, risotto, baked spud or as a special treat with poached eggs. Other mushroom combinations...

read more

Vegan Gluten free Cake,

Recently baked this for The Happy Pear, they loved it. It's a basic vegan cake which loves a drizzle of fruit juice or coffee and Beech Leaf Liqueur.I made it with Lime zest in it and topped with delicious Raw Fraughans, but you can use Rose petals, Orange zest, Lemon...

read more

Elderberries

Elderberries are ripening in hedgerows, great news as these little berries are tasty, easy to identify and full of goodness. They are at least as valuable when it comes to boosting your immune system as Echinacea and available for free all around us. So grab your...

read more

Cavan Forage, August 7th, friday

Friday 2pm @ Radisson Blu Farnham Estate, forage with wildfoodmary, come along. http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=229&locationId=6662345&lang=en_IE&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true&display_version=2...

read more

New discovery

John Wilson writes about making your own drinks in today's Irish Times, he  has also tried our Beech Liqueur and  says "an intruiging perfumed nose with caramel, fresh nuts and a smoky touch..."Thank you John, look forward to introducing you to the Wild Damson in the...

read more

May 2015 Spring forage dates.

Sunday May 10th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Tues May 19th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Sat May 30th, 11am, Clareen Offaly; Forage workshop and lunch of wild and local organic foods, to book call Mary on 087/7418536. Cost €30 per adult, May is just around the corner and nature is...

read more

Dinner Menu for a Sunny April Evening

Another beautiful day. I'm really getting used to the sunshine. This evening I'm cooking for my daughter Eve and her hubby Eoin. This is a healthy, vegetarian meal that will of course feature some wild finds as well as fresh garden produce. The star of tonight's...

read more

Baked Hake wrapped in Ramson’s Garlic

Easy Fish recipe, 4 thick Hake fillets, Olive oil, Sea salt and black pepper, About 30 fresh Garlic leaves, 50 grams butter. 2 limes, handful fresh Coriander, Heat oven to 200, lightly oil baking dish and line bottom with garlic leaves. Add fish fillets and top with...

read more

Wild Soup for February and March

Late February is letting us know that spring is in the air but there is plenty of cold weather about too.Here is a very easy  soup using the year's earliest foraged greens, a real warmer and very good value.The basic recipe is Vegan and gluten free but you could adapt...

read more

Chilly weather, Feb3rd /15

February 3rd and a very chilly snow sprinkled morning,the ground is too frozen for foraging so it's a day for baking, using some store cupboard foraged ingredients, something sweet methinks, though sugar free.. I will use some of my store of Hazelnuts and a dash of...

read more

Christmas and New year 2014/15

This time of year it's special to find something to collect, a stump of fallen Beech passed many times suddenly blooms with a large crop of Oyster Mushrooms and a mountain hike has Navelworth and early Gorse blooms. The real stars at this time are the winter sunlight...

read more

2015 calendar

Thank you for the many enquiries for 2015. Weather permitting walks will commence in late Feb or early Mar, dates to be finalised shortly. All walks are family friendly, small groups, minimum 4adults max 16 and include lunch of wild and local organic produce. Gift...

read more

Christmas baking

It's a wild and stormy day out,perfect for staying cosy and baking for Christmas. I will be making Christmas cakes, fruit is soaking in Wild Beech Liqueur. I'm making a delicious wheat free cake from ground Hazelnuts, which goes in freezer. It will be soaked in Wild...

read more

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