Sea buckthorn salad

I had an epiphany last night. Go me! I actually spelled epiphany correct first time!

I guess it’s a sad state of affairs when my epiphany relates to putting sea buckthorn on my salad. It’s not like I solved the world’s pollution problems or anything. But still. Sea buckthorn on salad!


Sea buckthorn is my absolute favourite berry. Just thinking about it makes my mouth do that funny thing it does when you think of biting in to a lemon. The berries are beautifully tart.

I don’t really do much of the fancy shmancy stuff with my wild foraged finds, preferring instead to freeze the berries and just put them atop desserts and yoghurt. You don’t have to be Nigel Slater in the kitchen to work with wild food. I’m all about adding in very simply.

I served this sea buckthorn salad with fishcakes and sauerkraut and it worked AMAZING.


hogweed spiced sea buckthorn and chocolate banana bread (sugar free)

Hold on to your pants.  It would be remiss of me not to warn you that this recipe might very well be the most stupendous thing you ever make (or get someone else to make) in your whole entire life.

Banana bread is one of those recipes that is super easy to make and easy to adapt to include all manner of wonderful ingredients.  Following on from a wondrous elderberry banana bread I made a few months back, I wanted to make yet another wild food infused bread, so this time I opted for sea buckthorn. Continue reading