Google the health benefits of stinging nettles, and you will find the most incredible list of diseases and complaints that this plant has been attributed to helping with. Here is a recipe for a wonderful tasting cordial that you'd never believe was made from them!
Lemon and Stinging Nettle Cupcakes with Lavender Icing
Lemon and Stinging Nettle Cake with Lemon Icing and Blackberries | Veggie Desserts Blog Yes, a stinging nettle cake! Boiling the nettles gets rid of the sting, and this cake tastes very spring-like as the flavour of the nettles fades away beneath the zesty lemon.
Nettles are hugely nutritious, with all sorts of health benefits, so I am delighted to have come up with this recipe for Stinging Nettle, Apple and Pear Fruit Leather, which the kids are so keen to eat.