Friday Foraged Recipe #2 | Nettle & Mint Tea

Time: 5 minutes (+foraging)*

*Stinging nettles are called so for a reason, it might be savvy to wear a pair of gloves for this forage

Makes: A pot of tea

Peppermint leaves found near the hutquarters (they become even more easily identifiable when in flower)

Peppermint leaves found near the hutquarters (they become even more easily identifiable when in flower)

Stinging nettles are everywhere! This recipe is a way to put them to good use

Stinging nettles are everywhere! This recipe is a way to put them to good use

Ingredients:

Half a cup of mint leaves

Half a cup of nettle leaves

Boiling water

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How to:

1.       Pop the kettle on

2.       Put your foraged leaves into your tea pot

3.       Pour on the boiled water and leave to stew for a couple of minutes (longer for a stronger cup)

4.       Grab your favourite mug , pour in your home-made brew and take a gleeful sip on that

The nettle & the mint leaf

The nettle & the mint leaf

A handsome brew

A handsome brew