22
Nov
2018

Try at home recipe… Welsh Cakes

  Give our Wild Tots Welsh Cake recipe a go, easy to make in a frying pan and taste divine with a cup of tea/hot chocolate! The dairy free ingredients can be substituted for dairy if preferred. They can be stored for a few days and enjoyed warm or cold, and with butter and jam. […]

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24
Oct
2018

Try at home recipe… Pumpkin Soup

  Last week our Wild Tots made delicious Pumpkin Soup with the remains of their Halloween creations! Pair with crusty bread and butter for the perfect Autumnal lunch.     Ingredients 1kg pumpkin 2 onions finely chopped 700ml veg/chicken stock 150ml double cream 300mls of water 2 tbsp of oil   Method Heat 2 tbsp olive […]

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03
Oct
2018

Foraging in Autumn: Nuts and Berries

  Autumn has arrived, and as the leaves turn beautiful shades of Orange and Brown, the hedgerows are full of ripening nuts and berries. Here are some of the delicious natural treats to look out for in October:   Hazelnut (Corylus avellana) A common tree in woods, hedgerows and gardens, it bears its crop of nuts […]

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24
Sep
2018

Try at home recipe… Blueberry Pancakes

  Pancakes always go down a storm in our Wild Tots sessions… they’re super simple and you can tweak the recipe with different ingredients depending on how you’re feeling and what time of year it is!   Ingredients 150g of plain flour 2 tablespoons of sugar 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt […]

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11
Sep
2018

Try at home recipe… Apple Cake

  Foraging for natural ingredients is not only fun but can turn out as some seriously delicious recipes, like this delicious Apple Cake! Alternatively, you can head down to the shops if you don’t have an apple tree nearby.   Ingredients 225g (8oz) of self-raising our 1 x teaspoon of salt 100g (4oz) of butter […]

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15
Aug
2018

Try at home recipe… Dough Twists

  Dough Twists are incredibly easy to make, and can be jazzed up using Berries, Jam, Honey or Chocolate Spread. We used Wild Bilberries foraged from the forest! Don’t forget to always ask the landowner’s permission before starting a campfire, and remember to put it out properly before you leave.   Ingredients 500g of self […]

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23
Jul
2018

Try at home recipe… Vegan Bilberry Cake

  A summer foraging recipe, find these juicy mini blueberries in low bushes amongst pine forest plantations. We made our Vegan Bilberry cake over the campfire in the dutch oven with our Wild Tots group and it was a big hit! Bilberries are also delicious made into jam or incorporated into pancakes. Lots of small hands […]

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10
Jul
2018

Try at home recipe… Popcorn

  Popcorn… a tasty treat to enjoy as a snack! Cook it over the campfire or BBQ, and add your own toppings if you wish: Chocolate chips, Cinnamon Sugar, Maple Syrup… or even cheese! Super simple and a great one to get the little ones involved with! Ingredients Un-popped popcorn sunflower oil Butter Salt Any […]

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28
Jun
2018

Try at home recipe… Elderflower Fritters

  Delicious Elderflower Fritters, perfect for a summer’s day lunch or snack! One of our favourites this time of year, and yes you really can eat the flowers!   Ingredients 6 elderflowers heads sunflower oil, for deep-frying 100g self-raising flour 2 tsp cornflour 2 tsp golden caster sugar 1 egg 175ml sparkling water   Method Cut away […]

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30
May
2018

Try at home recipe… Nettle Soup

  A warming bowl of Nettle soup for you and the kids, either at home on the hob or over the campfire! Get your gloves on to forage for wild plants like nettles – once cooked they have a spinach or cabbage flavour!**   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil plus extra for drizzling 1 onion, […]

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