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    Wild food foraging


    Wild food foraging

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    Fields of wild garlic - use all of the plant - including the flowers. Good for salads and making pesto

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    "Dead" nettle - from the mint family, not as nutritious as stinging nettles, but can still be used in similar ways.

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    Rosebay Willow Herb - Fireweed. Use like asparagus. Strip the leaves off and take the outer skin off the stalk.

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    Jack-by-the-hedge (Alliaria petiolata) also known as hedge garlic or mustard garlic, doesn't have as strong a flavour as wild garlic. Pick the youngest greenest leaves before it flowers

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    Stinging Nettle - young tips great in soups.

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    Sticky Willy, Cleavers or goosegrass (Galium Aparine) this herb strengthens the immune system and metabolism as well as having diuretic and laxative effects.

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