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?
I have seen a lot of good things in my back yard lately. I decided to just go take some photos of the wild edibles there, so I could show you. Who knows? Maybe you’ll see some familiar plants and find some food or medicine in your own back yard.
For those keen to search the wilds for dinner, there is lots to eat and enjoy right now, including burdock, trout lily, dandelion, motherwort and more.
Garlic mustard is an invasive wild food that can be foraged for free to make a filling for ravioli, wontons, or as a spread on bread and crackers.
Wild edibles + eggs + cupcake tray= wild mini frittatas. I used foraged chickweed and garlic mustard. You could use any wild edible leaves.
What do you do when a noxious weed that's choking out vegetation takes over your neighbourhood? Eat it. Garlic mustard is packed with nutrients and is great as pesto.
Using foraged garlic mustard, we cook up a hearty dinner recipe. Very customizable, just vary the filling!
Making a spicy-mustard condiment from wild foraged garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata) seeds. Fiery!
Here are ten tasty treats that can be picked in Toronto and many other urban areas.
You have weeds, we have recipes. An easy vegetarian hummus, with a fiery kick is a great late spring snack.