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Nettle Soup Minus the Sting

When I first attempted this recipe I stung myself twice. Once while picking and once while decorating. Note to everyone: NEVER use nettles to decorate a a plate, not matter how pretty and rustic they look. 690 more words


The Relaxed Forager

I’ve been on holiday. I went to the Wildheart Gathering, a very lovely little festival with lots of interesting workshops, wonderful food stalls, amazing bands and the hugely entertaining… 401 more words

Nettle Preservation Society

Tall nettles cover up, as they have done
These many springs, the rusty harrow, the plough
Long worn out, and the roller made of stone: 406 more words


Nettle soup

The weather to us humans doesn’t seem that summery, but despite the gale-force wind and torrential rain, here seems enough sunshine for plants to be flourishing and all looks very healthy, and very green… including these nettles! 334 more words



Yesterday I made nettle soup. Young nettle tops, a potato, onion, clove of garlic, some stock. Boil then simmer till cooked and whizz in the blender. 70 more words

Natural Dyeing

Lemon Curd & Nettle Soup

After visiting Ballymalloe 2 weeks ago, I’ve finally perfected my Lemon Curd and Custard making. I have attempted them a number of times but regularly they would end up curdled or very runny. 259 more words

The Kitchen

Nettle Bisque and Herbal Tea

One of the very best foraging greens is the stinging nettle. If you consider yourself a foodie you have to try this ingredient. It has a very unique essence, and unique in a good way.  549 more words