Monthly Archives: November 2011

sorrel soup

Edible Wild Plants – By John Kallas contains a recipe for sorrel soup. I made it, but here is my substitution: Instead of wood sorrel, I used sheep sorrel. Being differently flavored (though still having the sour flavor), I wasn’t sure if this wou… Continue reading

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Fresh Saffron

Fresh saffron; what is it like? I have been working on finding out. Today I harvested it and it was impressive. I even ate one thread by itself. They were ultimately used to make traditional Persian food today. Continue reading

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Today’s soup w/amaranth broth, purslane seeds, and varied mushrooms

As recommended by Jennifer Schaperow, I made another recipe from Martha Stuart’s site. http://www.wholeliving.com/132362/mixed-mushroom-soup?czone=eat-well/natural-foods/pantry-staples&backto=true&backtourl=/photogallery/mushroom-recipes#slide_3IContinue reading

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Wood Blewits with Arugula, Belgian Endive, and Blewit Stem Sherry Vinegar Dressing, plus Quinoa with Russulas, Amaranth Greens, and Seedheads.

The salad was quite good. The quinoa was exceptional. Continue reading

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wood blewits

Surrounding a small tree I found pounds of blewits. What a find! Together with a family member we proceeded to make a gourmet recipe involving paparadell, cerlery root balls, blewits, extra virgin olive oil, flat-leaf parsley (taken out of my gard… Continue reading

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