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?
If your lawn is still brown but filled with tall clusters of green, onion-y smelling blades, you might have edible wild field garlic. Verify their identification, and eat some tonight.
A quick description of our small scale tree tapping, sap drinking, syrup boiling, and pudding cake baking.
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.
How to gather roots of the wild sassafras tree to make true old-fashioned root beer.