Another Fantastic Forageable - Sorrel - I have NO quarrel with sorrel lol - Here's a great article with video From The New York Times on Taking Advantage of Sorrel's Brief Life - have a look this is a great recipe for this lemony forageable with scallops and chives.
Ramps are another of the great forageable foods. At their peak in early spring, their distinctive leaf pattern and onion like bulbs are a dead giveaway.
Here are some wonderful ramp recipes for you to try. What are your favourite uses for ramps? Do tell dear readers....
Nettle is starting to come up in a lot of parts. Here are some terrific recipes using your fresh foraged nettle, with arborio rice in Riso alle Erbacce to Nettle Pesto Balls and Nettle Beer, oh yes you hear me right! Nettle Jelly, Nettle Soup, anyone? There's a recipe for Battersea Nettle Beer for you brewmasters out there. Read on, dear readers....
The Great Outdoors as your dinner table! Think about it, consider it, breathe deeply. There are countless varieties of fruits (berries and otherwise) as well as vegetables that grow wild or semi-wild - some are popular throughout the world while others are more localized, due to such factors as climate and whether they are indigenous to the area or have been cultivated, harvested and transported to remote lands over time.
If truffles are not prevalent in your area (alas they are not in mine), I do have gorgeous little-known or rarely used varietals such as chokecherries, cloudberries, crabapples, agarita and rowan berries.
Continue reading for a collection of jellies and jams that can be made from your local foraged berries. Have you canned foraged edibles before? Have any great recipes or know any good sites for foraging and canning wild foraged edibles? Oh Please Do Share!
I've become really into foraging lately. The idea that food is all around us, just ready for our (sustainable) harvesting - FANTASTIC! Here are some great wild edibles, links to foraged edible recipes as well as some good reads on the topic as well.
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