Tag: foraging

157 Apple and Peach Cake with a touch of Woodruff

Soft pastry on the bottom, woodruff-infused apples and peaches and a light buttery crumble. I had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the day it was baked. No regrets.

155 Tomato and Ground Ivy Salsa

My sister's homegrown tomatoes, a bit of olive oil, a bit of onion, salt, pepper and the star of the show, ground ivy - and the perfect summer salad is ready!

153 Dandelion and Lemon Jelly

This year marks my first ever dandelion foraging and jelly making, and I tell you what - as labour-intensive as the process of dandelion preserving is, I'm definitely going to do it next year, too!

152 Shortbread Biscuits with Cornflower Petals

Wildflowers exploded on the meadows, and it proved very difficult to ignore their alluring beauty. Below, the recipe for buttery shortbread biscuits with cornflower petals. If they don’t say ‘summer is here’, what does? Happy baking!

On Forest and Wild Edibles.

Once we realise that food doesn't come from the supermarket, we discover that we're capable of enriching our diets in edibles hitherto unknown. And with the knowledge of where the food comes from - comes respect for it.

In Poland, autumn is for mushrooms.

If you find yourself at the table with a family of mushroom pickers in Poland, with a bowl of wild mushroom pierogi in front of you, don’t freak out if you hear the “hope we’re not eating for the last time in our lives” joke. Mushroom picking is a national hobby here, after all!

138 Pierogi with Wild Bilberries

Not a fan of sweet lunches? These pierogi with wild bilberries might be able to change it!

130 Jagodzianki, Polish Bilberry Buns

Love berries? You'll love jagodzianki, too! Plus, the smell of these freshly baked bilberry buns is divine.

The Tale of Bilberry.

Bilberry. Hurtleberry. Huckelberry. Wimberry. Jagoda. Borówka. Happiness has many names.