Bushcraft Recipe

Tasty recipes for out in the woods

Dandelion honey

Dandelion honey

15th April 2013 The relatively warm, weather over the last couple of days seems to have triggered the Dandelions to flower, and driving home today the verges which were plain green a couple of days ago are now speckled with gold.
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Dry cured pigeon ham

Dry cured pigeon ham

13th April 2013 Following the earlier posts on preparing pigeon I was left with 4 pigeon breast fillets to find something to do with. One thing I have wanted to try for some time is curing wild meat, so this gave me the ideal opportunity. It’s possible to have cured ham in as little as [&helli
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Apple and Tansy Clafoutis

Apple and Tansy Clafoutis

19th March 2013 Thought I’d make a dish using the Tansy that we talked about yesterday. This is a reworking of a classic French recipe which would normally use plums or cherries, it was inspired by a recipe simply called “A Tansy” in my copy of Roger Phillips’ Wild Food .
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Squirrel Risotto with Hedge Garlic

Squirrel Risotto with Hedge Garlic

5th February 2013 Yesterday we looked at Hedge Garlic Alliaria petiolata. This recipe is a fantastic was to use it at this time of year.  The squirrel can obviously be omitted completely or replaced with chicken or other cooked meat, however if you get the chance it is worth trying squirrel. Grey S
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Pheasant in cider with crab apples

Pheasant in cider with crab apples

2nd February 2013 To coincide with yesterday’s close of the Pheasant shooting season here is a recipe for them, also incorporating the Crab Apples we found a couple of weeks ago.  You can substitute normal apples if you can’t find any usable Crab Apples.
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