Spring is in full swing over here in Suffolk. It’s really nice, I have to say! One of the things I look forward to the most when the ground thaws is the beginning of the foraging season. So far, we have only been on one official foraging walk, and it was to collect stinging nettles. […]
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One of my favorite things to do with stinging nettles is to turn them into a dip. And my favorite flavors to combine them with are roasted garlic and fresh mint, along with some tangy Greek yogurt. This is really easy to make, and is so fresh and delicious. We like to eat ours with […]
The appearance of stinging nettles in my neighborhood is exciting, because it marks the beginning of the foraging season! Last year, spring came in so late that we were desperate enough to go collect nettles that had just barely broken out of the frozen ground. We brewed beer with them and found some fun ways […]
Yep, I made nettles beer! We were drinking this very tasty beverage just two weeks after our afternoon foraging for stinging nettles. If you haven’t read any other home brew posts, I just want to remind you that I am a complete novice, and have just figured out how to do this on my own. […]