Wye Valley asparagus with hogweed, maritime pine, hedgerow clippings and mead

Ingredients

Salad & Fresh Herbs

Speciality Ingredients

  • 105g of pine needles, ideally maritime pine needles
  • 20 hogweed shoots, young
  • 12 fiddlehead ferns, young
  • 15 hogweed leaves
  • 2g of lecithin
  • 20 hedge bedstraw tips

Oils & Vinegars

  • 75ml of extra virgin rapeseed oil
  • 100ml of rapeseed oil

Dairy

  • 310g of unsalted butter

Beverages

  • 100ml of water

Alcohol

  • 125g of mead, Chris uses Tintern mead