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Nordic Foraging: Nettle

Urtica dioicaKnown as common nettle, stinging nettle or stinger.

Family: Urticaceae.

Genus: Urtica.

Species: U. dioica.

Of all the wild herbs, nettle has to be my favorite of them all. It is something very familiar to me, that I’ve eaten since childhood. In our garden we left on purpose a little…

Nettle ravioli

One of the things I love the most about Finland and Nordic countries is every man’s right, that is the right everyone possesses to roam and forage in the wilderness. I speak more in details about it in this article , but rest asssured that we use this opportunity…