Foraging – it’s not just about mushrooms, or so I was reminded after a walk in the woods at Farnham Estate in Co. Cavan with wild foods expert Mary Bulfin
A foraging trip puts me in mind of wild potatoes and how, through careful breeding, their talent for survival can be used to help their more domesticated cousins
Published in the Irish Times no less – 6 snippets from the Spud on edibles worth foraging for
Dandelions, they’re extremely edible, y’know – fried dandelion flowers being just one of the many possibilities.
Wild garlic pesto, it’s not just for pasta, you know. Potatoes love it too.
Nettles were always something to avoid in my book, but today was the day I tried my hand at cooking them instead. They’re just like spinach, my Da assured me…