The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre

Saturday, May 13th 2017:


Wild Herb Foraging
Learn how to identify and cook with seasonal wild herbs.

This workshop will teach you how to safely identify wild herbs and how to incorporate these beneficial plants into your everyday cooking. Participants will leave with enough knowledge and confidence to forage, cook and preserve their own wild food.

The following topics will be covered.

* Wild herb identification
* Folklore
* Culinary uses
* Medicinal uses
* Cookery demonstration and tastings
* Wild herb preserves

Correct identification is vital when using wild plants for culinary or medicinal purposes. The morning session of this workshop takes place at The Herb Garden, where you will learn how to safely identify wild plants.

The identification session will be followed by a practical demonstration on cooking with the herbs we have foraged. Recipes will include the following, depending on season and availability.
* Nettle soup
* Wild herb omelette/frittata
* Wild garlic pesto
* Wild herb salads
* Blossom cordials, syrups and liqueurs

Places are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Denise Dunne runs The Herb Garden, a certified organic specialist herb nursery, established in 1995, and has many years experience in foraging and using wild herbs for culinary and medicinal uses.

Venue: The Herb Garden and The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co. Dublin

From 10.30am to 4.30pm

Admission: €85 (including tastings and recipes) 

To book your place and for more information, contact Denise on 087 2758896 or email

Doors Open: 10:30am
Commences At: 10:30am
In advance: €85


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