The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre

Saturday, September 16th 2017:


Wild Herb Foraging
This workshop will teach you how to safely identify native Irish wild foods and how to incorporate them into your everyday cooking.

The following topics will be covered.
* Wild plant identification
* Culinary uses
* Cookery demonstration and tastings
* Wild herb preserves

The morning session of this workshop takes place at The Herb Garden, where we will identify and harvest wild herbs and berries. 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 berry chutneys/sauces
* Wild berry syrups and liqueurs

From 10:30am to 4:30pm

Admission: €85 (including tastings and recipes)

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

Contact: Denise on 087 2758896 or email

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


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