Skip to main content

Foraging Wild Garlic and Making Pesto

Published on May 8th 2020

by CandideUK. All rights reserved

A close up of a flower
It's not too late to go out and forage some wild garlic!
This wild food makes the perfect base for some risotto, pastas or of course, pesto. Helen went out to a forest near her to forage some wild garlic. This plant looks very similar to Lily of the Valley, so be careful when picking!

This content is hosted by YouTube

By showing this content you agree to the terms & conditions of

To see YouTube videos without this popup please update your cookie preferences.

Please take care when foraging! If you are ever in doubt about a plant, it's better to leave it out. Don't eat anything you are not familiar with and forage from safe places.
Learn more about wild garlic:

Wild Garlic

Allium ursinum

Related articles

A woman plants up a tree pit on a residential street

Urban gardening


How to Make Your Street a Haven for Nature with Practical Tips from Urban Rewilders

As the pandemic has gripped the world, many of us have sought comfort in the looping pathways of a public park, found solace...
A close up of a flower

In the garden


Get your Garden Ready for Garden Day: What to do in the Garden May 6th

Vegenically grown vegetables in Greece © Biocyclic Vegan Standard

In the garden


Vegan Gardening: "Virtue Signalling" or the Key to Sustainable Gardening?

More and more of us are ditching meat from our diets, seeking out cruelty-free cosmetics and opting for leather and fur-free...