You couldn't have asked for a better weekend for foraging. Yesterday was our Foraging wild plants: collecting to cooking class with Christopher Robbins. We had a terrific day out gathering all manners of spring herbs. People seemed most interested in nettles. They loved the soup we made, marvelling at how generous you have to be with the amount of nettles in the soup. But the real surprise were these nettle fritters, the surprise being that the the nettles don't sting at all when cooked! You can pick fresh nettle tips, dunk them straight into tempura batter and deep fry. No sting, and they are deliciously crisp!
If you're keen to come foraging with us, then keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming foraging dates.
For the batter