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?
Can you tell which of these tangerines is two years old? Salted tangerines are a great addition to marinades, dressings, and Moroccan dishes.
Even on vacation, we are out foraging on the beach for tropical almonds.
More wild fruits from our Hawaiian vacation: Mango, blackberries, avocados and nene berries.
More wild foraged fruits in Hawaii, including starfruit, noni, and Java plums.
A short list of guides to help with tropical plant and wild edible plant identification while visiting Hawaii.
While on vacation in Hawaii, we still went foraging in the forests, beaches, and mountains. Here we discuss some edible flowers and two spices.
We foraged wild tropical fruits on vacation in Hawaii. Here we discuss breadfruit and banana poka, a type of passionfruit.
Vacation for us is not all beach, sun, and mai-tais. We found plenty of tropical fruits to forage in the forests, beaches, and alpine meadows of Maui and Kauai. Here we ID common guavas and strawberry guavas.
Passion fruit is Mother Nature’s answer to a SweeTart. Capture the tropical, tangy sweetness of this island favorite in a low(er) sugar jelly. It's like paradise in a jar.