Tag: wild food

  • Eating stinging nettles

    Eating stinging nettles

    Spring is here and the nettles are growing again so I decided it was time to make a meal out of them. Most people know that stinging nettles are pesky green plants that irritate the skin when you touch them. What you probably don’t know is that they’re a nutritious source of iron, calcium, potassium, […]

  • Stinging Nettle Soup

    Just over our back fence is a┬áprolific jungle of stinging nettle. I have always viewed stinging nettle as a bit of a nuisance because touch it with your skin and it’s very unpleasant, leaving a stinging sensation for sometimes a day or two. However I recently┬ádiscovered that the leaves of stinging nettle are super┬ánutritious because […]