The young flower and leaf buds of rowan trees, and some other closely related species, offer delicious almond flavours to foragers in the spring.
An abundant and easily recognisable edible wild plant providing several different sources of food and drink from April to September.
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Nettle soup is a forager’s classic. Rich, delicious and deeply nutritious. This recipe is wonderfully simple, but I suggest some extra wild options that make it even better.
Its a mistake to think nettles are only delicious as a super-nutritious savoury food. You can be naughty with them too. I highly recommend making syrups and cordials with them, to make quenching soft drinks in summer, or as a sophisticated addition to cocktails.