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  • Singletrack Kitchen: Wild Garlic Soup
  • charliedontsurf
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    Let’s get this out the way right from the start. You are probably wondering why there is a wild garlic soup recipe on your favourite mountain bike web …

    By charliedontsurf

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    Singletrack Kitchen: Wild Garlic Soup

    tthew
    Full Member

    Great timing, I was wondering what I could do Wild Garlic as stock around here has shot up recently and I’ve never tried anything with it before.

    I am envisioning a Posey taking up about an unstuffed 1/3rd of a 10-12 litre backpack. About right??

    kayak23
    Full Member

    That looks delish.
    I’m going to try that.
    Nice one Charlie 👊
    No shortage on the majority of rides at the moment!

    RichPenny
    Free Member

    Pesto ftw.

    kayak23
    Full Member

    Pesto ftw

    Yeah, we got given a jar of that. Lush.

    chevychase
    Full Member

    Really easy to make the pesto. And I like wild garlic leaves on BBQ burgers as it’s way more interesting than lettuce.

    Leaving it late for the article though. Coming up to the end of garlic season 🙂

    kayak23
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    Yeah, my other half was saying that it’s a bit late for it now unfortunately.

    toby
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    Thanks Charlie!

    This:

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    Led to this:

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    A good bank holiday mission.

    Edit: got working image links at last!

    leffeboy
    Full Member

    looks great, but banned in Brussels at the moment :(, apparently due to wanting to protect the soil and a fear of overpicking.  Don’t know how much of an issue it actually is though:

    Wild garlic in full bloom, but picking remains prohibited in Belgian forests (brusselstimes.com)

    molgrips
    Free Member

    My mate’s partner is Chinese and has done plenty of foraging for wild foods. When collecting wild garlic she accidentally picked some foxglove and almost died….

    squirrelking
    Free Member

    Top tip: my dog absolutely loves shitting all over wild garlic and I’d imagine he’s not the only one.

    Make sure you’re well away from the path.

    When collecting wild garlic she accidentally picked some foxglove and almost died….

    Was it not lily of the valley? IIRC it looks very similar but doesn’t have the obvious smell.

    csb
    Full Member

    Daughter made this, similar recipe bjt added a floury potato and it gave it a lovely sag aloo type texture. Ace.

    tomd
    Free Member

    We made some at the weekend. Recipe a but different with the addition of nettles and chilli but was a really decent soup, would make again.

    chakaping
    Free Member
    Woo
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    We have an ocean of wild garlic at the bottom of the garden. You are welcome to come and harvest it.

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