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Nettle and Potato Soup

1 leek – 35p non organic, 55p organic

2 garlic cloves – 3p non organic, 4p organic

3 cups potatoes – 90p non organic, £1.50 organic… 49 more words

What to eat in February

February is the time when winter starts to become spring. These recipes feature in-season ingre­dients and some carnival treats. Nettle leaves are young and tender this month, and as we approach the summer the leaves toughen up, so now is the time to make use of them. 61 more words

Nettle Soup

Friday 7th October

One very very exhausted M this morning. Ended up calling in to school as she really was beyond it. Stayed in PJs until after lunch! 110 more words


Nettle Soup

“He who is afraid of every nettle should not pee in the grass.”

The common Stinging Nettle, Urtica dioica, was for many generations an important traditional food in Ireland, providing a free and tasty ingredient for soups, purées and sauces in the spring.

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Stinging Nettle Soup - 18th Century Cooking Series by Jas. Townsend and Son

“How to make stinging nettle soup. Highly nutritious and historically accurate food for the reenactor in you.” -Jas. Townsend and Son.

For more great videos by Jas. 12 more words

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Nettle soup in May

Apparently eating nettles three times during the month of May purifies the blood and is good for rheumatism – good at preventing it in actual fact! 497 more words



Although April is green and lovely, for the people of the past, it was ironically the start of the ‘hungry gap’, when last winter’s stored roots were eaten and there was not much by way of fresh vegetables until June. 339 more words