Wild pigeon breasts were perfect with the nettle pesto that the group made. Foraging, wild food and wine tasting with the Brighton Wine Company
Wild samphire canapés prepared by @forage_brighton at our Foraging and Wine Tasting session with the Brighton Wine Company
Starting from the Queen Vic pub in Rottingdean, Jane took us on a Foraging Walk up to the Downs where we foraged in the hedgerows for
It was educational and a lot of fun.
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Mike the forager explains the difference between Sea Beet and Sea Kale, down at Seaford Head, at our Coastal Foraging with your Senses walk.
Lucy free pours Mayfield Gin into a participant's glass to finish off the Wild Smash cocktail that she taught us how to make on our Foraging Walk and Wild Cocktail Masterclass at The Queen Vic pub in Rottingdean as part of Sussex Gin Week
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On a recce for our Wild Cocktail Walk and Masterclass near Rottingdean with Jane and Lucy - the hedge witches. The class is on August 31st - tickets available here.
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On the way to meet Mike Cutting for our Coastal Foraging class
#sussex #sunshine #sea #sevensisters
Mugwort and Nettle seed salve made using foraged wild plants and prepared round the fire by herbalist Lucinda Warner.
#healing #naturalmedicine #southdowns
Herbalist Lucinda Warner took us on a journey through a wild meadow, and introduced us to:
Journeys by Design asked us to run a foraging walk around Firle for their team after their annual company meeting.
Foragers and hedge witches Jane and Lucy took the team along the lanes and fields from the Ram and into Firle Place, showing them a variety of edible wild plants, alongside tastes of deliciously refreshing elderflower cordial, and relaxing lime blossom tea.
A fun foragers quiz to finish.
Taking the Journeys by Design team on a foraging walk around Firle, with foragers Jane and Lucy Hedgewitch. This was a view of the South Downs from the path, on this beautiful summer's day.
#foraging #southdowns #hedgewitch #journeysbydesign #summer #wildtime #today
Hogweed and Ground Elder pan fried over an open fire by forager Sarah Watson at our foraging and wild food day for Acumen Business Club.
Add salt and a little lemon juice. Yum.
#wildfood #openfirecooking #foraged #campfirecooking #edibleweeds #wildtime
Spotted on a site recce at Eridge Park for the We Work festival.
#eridgepark #fungi #mushroom #foraging
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She introduced me to #burdock stems. They're #bitter so you don't need much.
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An afternoon walking in the woods with @wildcuriousforaging beats working!
#stanmerpark #foraging #wildtime #wildherbs #natureisamazing #hotdays
Checking out the location for a big wild food cooking day that we're running for a Brighton business leaders club, with Sarah Watson
#foragersofinstagram #foraging #stanmerpark #southdowns #brighton #wildtime #wildwomen
Speedwell is great for soothing coughs and colds. I'll be trying it out later!
Learning about more wild plants on a sunny forage with Sarah Watson.
#stanmerpark #wildfood #wildherbs #wildlife #forage #foraging #brighton
On a recce to find the right venue for our coastal foraging session, with Mike the Forager.
Looks like it'll be near Seaford in Sussex.
While we're out looking, we nibble on sea blight, sea purslane, and the very yummy sea kale flowers.
#foraging #cuckmerehaven #coastal #sussex #wildfood #natureisamazing
Bristly oxtongue tempura, cooked over open fire.
Bristly oxtongue is often treated as a weed. The spiny tongue-shaped leaves look and feel like sandpaper, but when young they are juicy and milky, with a soft bitter flavor.
Ingredients for the tempura batter
Dip bristly oxtongue leaves into batter.
Drop into hot vegetable oil.
Fry til golden brown all over.
#campfirecooking #wildcooking #wildfoods #wildfoodlove #foraging #stanmerpark #brighton
Nigel Berman is founder of School of the Wild, a school of wild skills and wild thought.