The salad burnet is one of the many underrated wild edibles. Called also small burnet, it has a fresh and surprising taste, similar to cucumber.
Whatever you call it, Lamb’s Quarters, Goosefoot, Pigweed or Fat-hen, is a common annual weed traditionally used for cooking in many countries. It’s easy to recognize and it has a delicate flavor. Cooked like spinach goes well with any dish.
Bladder campion is one of the most appreciated and widely used wild edible in Italy and in the Mediterranean region. It’s easy to identify and the young shoots have a delicate flavour that pairs well with almost every other ingredient.
Hop or hops is a perennial climbing vine native to the Northern Hemisphere. It’s one of the most delicious spring shoot for the passionate foragers. Female “flowers” (Cones) are used in beer making. Hops are dioecious (male and female plants).
Heracleum shondylium is a perennial herbaceous plant, very common, known as hogweed, common hogweed or cow parsnip. Hogweed is probably one of these plants you don’t think of as being edible. I stepped into it only last year and since
Taraxacum officinale is a perennial herbaceous plant, known by the common names Dandelion, Blowball, Lion’s-tooth, Cankerwort. Dandelions are pesky weeds for gardeners, and a joy for children. It is also one of the most appreciated wild edible plants. Each one
How many wonderful nettles (Urtica dioica)! I have taken as much as I don’t know what to do with it. I will take the experimental way, then. A stop by the butcher and a small talk with my friend Corina,
Plantago lanceolata is a rosette-forming perennial herb, known by the common names English plantain, narrowleaf plantain, ribwort plantain, ribleaf, buckhorn plantain, buckhorn, and lamb’s tongue. It is a common weed of cultivated land. Where you can find it? Distribution: Originally
Good King Henry is in the same family as spinach, and its leaves are used in much the same way; however, its shoots are eaten like asparagus and the seeds are an edible grain. Where you can find it? Distribution: