Stinging nettle

Gin and Spearmint Iced Tea with Egg Whites and Stinging Nettle Syrup

My lumberjack’s grandparents have a property right on Dore lake in Northern Saskatchewan and we try to get up there at least once a year to enjoy the fishing, scenery and ultimate peace and quiet.  While exploring the property I came across a huge stinging nettle bush and picked myself an impressive bag-full for the trip home. Although […]

Homemade Stinging Nettle and Lavender Loose-leaf Tea

Stinging nettle is a remarkable little herb…quite temperamental (a huge jerk) to work with when fresh, but totally worth it if you have some patience. The best parts of fresh nettles are the youngest leaves, so you’ll definitely need to wear gloves when plucking them from the larger stem.  Once steeped they no longer sting […]