I woke up this morning at 3am, never the best start to a day! I knew the only way to feel remotely human was to keep going. I met Michelle and decided a mini mid-week adventure was in order so off we headed for a bit of wild garlic foraging – I’ve always fancied making a soup with this seasonal green. We arrived at our stop and it was then I noticed that I was in fact wearing sandals and cropped jeans, completely unsuitable for a foray into the woods where the nettles are growing in very healthy patches alongside the garlic! Being the friend I am I sent Michelle in with the bag! Lunch today was a deliciously light soup, Spring in a bowl, and I have to say risking my friends ankles to the ever ready stinging nettle was definitely worth it.
If you do fancy trying this yourself please be mindful and don’t pick from the side of the road as there is too much pollution here from cars. Wear appropriate food-wear, brave the nettles and get right into the wood.
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