I can’t remember exactly when, but one day somebody asked me: “did you ever try to use green wild edibles to make cakes?”. Not, but that’s an idea! … Here the starting point of a new experimental project. So far
Manfrigole is a traditional dish from Valtellina, northern Italy. They are a kind of buckwheat crespelle (crêpes), with a cheese and bresaola filling, or local seasonal ingredients. It was originally made in order to use the stale bread, because in
Foraging season is nearly over, but I won’t give up. I have dried nettles and barberry. Here’s the wild finger-food!
Garden Leftovers and last meadow Wild Edible Plants It’s time for Fall garden clean up: looks like my vegetable garden fell into neglect, but it’s still giving a lot of unusual ingredients with which I plan to make a homemade
Bistort (Polygonum bistorta) and stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) Botanists call it Polygonum bistorta or Pericaria bistorta, but is often called Bistort, though many names have been used in the past: Adderwort, Dragonwort, Osterick, Easter Ledges. Young Bistort leaves are used
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,
I always loved nettle omelette, a childhood memory that in easter times tasted like spring in the countryside. But the idea to wrap it up in a crispy puff pastry is a recent gift that Patrizia gave me. Really a