in season now are the berries of berberis darwinii....just pp them off and eat them raw (spit out the seeds) or use for making some jam or the likes.....nice and sweet...give them a go...
Out and about checking a few spots for Sloes recently...and there seems to be a good amount out there, last year they were quite scarse.
Spent a great couple of hours the other day picking wild raspberries in Park Village, was joined by a few folks, which made the job more enjoyable as there was plenty of other folks and kids around to keep my own two busy lol
Got me 2l of wild raspberry jam at the end of it all...
If your into a wee spot of Foraging, on your next Forage trip look out for the flowers of wild Honeysuckle in the Hedgerows. These have a flowery, sweet taste are are ideal for use as an ice-cream garnish
for other ideas for whats in season see Foraging in Derry
if your into a wee spot of Foraging, then on your next Forage trip look out for the wee white flowers of White Clover. commonly found in grassland -the flowers have a subtle taste (slight pea-like flavour) and are completely edible. Try adding them to salads or soups.
The leaves however are a completely different story....fierce unpleasant in taste.....but packed full of goodness. So if you've a good tolerance chow down on them raw or add them to anything your cooking.
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