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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm Forage & Cook Up

On Saturday, 26th October, Edible Leeds (Craig Worrall) teamed up with Meanwood Valley Urban Farm to host and deliver a forage and cook up. Great turn out, great weather, great foraged finds (fungus, berries n wild greens) and huge amounts of fun. A big thank you to all who took part especially when it came to helping prepare the 'light lunch' & tidying up at the end. I hope you enjoyed the event as much as i did and that you enjoyed the wild mushrooms that you took home!

The light lunch menu consisted of:

Goats Cheese & Sorrel Quiche 
Sweet Chestnut & Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Salad of Wild Foraged Greens & Fresh Sliced Porcini Mushrooms: Chickweed, Dandelion, Sorrel, Nasturtium (leaves & flowers) and Porcini Mushrooms with an Elderberry & Freshly Grated Horseradish Vinaigrette
A Selection of Freshly Baked Breads
A Selection of Homemade Jams, Jellies & Pickles: Elderberry Pickle, Sea Buckthorn & Crab Apple Jelly, Rosehip & Crab Apple Jelly with Star Anise, Pickled Wild Mushrooms (Porcini), Guelder Rose & Crab Apple Jelly, Wild Plum, Quince & Ginger Jam, Sloe & Apple Cheese
Marron Glace
A Selection of Homemade Drinks: Rowan Wine, Sloe Gin, Elderberry Cordial





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  1. can you buy aniseed cordial in Leeds area?

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    1. Hi Anon. In Leeds, not sure but Aniseed Alcoholic Cordial (white rum added) is available to purchase online. I would imagine that it is possible to make your own cordial using aniseed flavoured plants/herbs/seeds (something i think i shall try this year). Good luck with your hunting. Craig.

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