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?
Just one of the edible parts of the common milkweed, the young pods are now ready for harvesting. This recipe is as simple to make as it is exotic in flavour!
Here are two simple, seasonal, vegan recipes using the seed pods of the common milkweed plant.
How to harvest common milkweed pods and prepare them for recipes, like this chilled summer salad with chickpeas.