Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Spring rolls made with wisteria flowers, redbud flowers and chickweed. It's the perfect way to infuse spring into spring rolls.
Wild edibles + eggs + cupcake tray= wild mini frittatas. I used foraged chickweed and garlic mustard. You could use any wild edible leaves.
Chickweed is one of the rare winter wild edible greens. It's a great raw salad herb and can be preserved as a vinegar, too. Read on to learn how to ID it and what to do with it.
Originally posted in 2010, a reference guide to gathering chickweed, and what to do with it.