Wild Foraging Experience 14th October
Wild food foraging with Wedgwood the Restaurant
Wedgwood the Restaurant is hosting a day of “Wild Foraging Experience” on Saturday 14th October. Join one of Scotland’s leading chefs Paul Wedgwood and expert forager Mark Williams as they take you on an outdoor culinary adventure around Edinburgh.
Passionate forager and chef patron of Wedgwood the Restaurant, Paul will lead a tour foraging for the very best wild seasonal ingredients in the countryside near to his award winning restaurant on Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile. Wild foraging is the ultimate in “local” and “seasonal” produce and is guaranteed to reawaken your senses so you gain a greater appreciation of your environment and the provenance of ingredients.
On this one-day course you’ll uncover a secret world of natural edible possibilities and discover how to identify edible leaves, fruit and fungi. After a morning in the wilds of Midlothian you’ll return to the kitchen for a masterclass in how to prepare the freshest of local ingredients. The masterclass will be followed by the lunch you have just prepared along with accompanying wine from the Wedgwood cellar.
What You Can Expect On the Day
10:00 – 10:30 Introduction
A basic run through of health and safety concerns, how the day will pan out, and an introduction to foraging and its benefits to course participants.
10:30 – 14:00 Wild Food Adventure
During this session you will learn how to identify numerous wild edible plants and how to cook and prepare them, how to sustainably forage, and experience how foraging reconnects you to landscape and the natural world.
14:00 – 14:15 Break
14:15 – 15:45 Wild Dining Room
After the forage you will return to a professional kitchen for a masterclass in preparing foraged ingredients, after which you’ll enjoy the lunch you just prepared with accompanying wines.
15:45 – 16:00 Winding Up
Group feedback, experiences and what participants have gained from the day
Date & Time: Saturday 14th October, 10am – 4pm
Price: £150 per person
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