Herbs in cooking

During our Hunt for Herbs afternoon people had a chance to try herb and hedgerow related nibbles and drinks and we had an excellent introduction to using herbs in cooking from Lisa Chapman, restauranteur for To Dine For’.

Hunt for Herbs refreshments

Here is the recipe for the delicious elderflower cordial made by Lisa Williams from Esk Valley Railway Development Company. Lisa also provided goats cheese and chive scones. Clare and Caryn from Moor Sustainable had been busy making lavender biscuits, herb frittata, rosemary focaccia bread followed by the amazing combination of strawberries, basil and balsamic vinegar.

Several hedgerow wines from Skinningrove Country Wines were sampled which can be bought online or from The Moors National Park Centre at Danby.

Lisa Chapman shared the following recipes with everyone: