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Wood Sorrel

Wood Sorrel

Oxalis acetosella

This delicate vegetable is available all year, with beautiful white flowers between April & May. Used in sauces, salads & as a garnish.

 


 

Pennywort

Pennywort

Umbilicus rupestris

The succulent leaves & intriguing delicate shape, make it an excellent garnish & addition to salad. Available late winter/ spring & late summer.

 


 

Gorse Flowers

Gorse

Ulex europaeus

Brilliant yellow, coconut scented flowers, can be used in Salad or pickle & as a garnish. Also to flavour whisky, make wine & served as a tea. Available during late winter & early summer.

 


 

Sorrel

Sorrel

Rumex acetosa

Available all year. Used in salads, sauces & soups

 


 

Hairy Bittercress

Hairy Bittercress

Cardamine hirsuta

Available October through to May. Delicious ‘sharp, hot flavour like Watercress’ Used in salads, excellent with cheese in sandwiches etc.

 


 

Cleavers

Cleavers

Galium aparine

Available through the spring & summer. Used in salad.

 


 

Alexanders

Alexanders

Smyrnium olusatrum

The young shoots can be picked in winter & during the spring. Introduced by the Romans & said to add its myrrh-like flavour to broth’s & stews. Can be eaten in salad or for a more delicate flavour, one can peel as Rhubarb, steam or boil

 


 

Sea Beet

Sea Beet

Beta vulgaris

Available all year, this succulent vegetable is delicious. Can be used in salad, cooked as spinach or deep-fried.

 


 

Sea Purslane

Sea Purslane

Halimione portulacoides

Available all year, the leaves have an interesting texture & flavour. Can be boiled, steamed, deep-fried or pickled.

 


 

Wild Fennel

Wild Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare

Available May through to July.

 


 

Hawthorn Leaves

Hawthorne Leaves

Crataegus monogyna

Best during March & April, when they have a pleasantly nutty taste & can be used as salad or garnish.

 


 

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorne Blossom

Crataegus monogyna

Out in May, when they also have a pleasantly nutty taste & can be used in salad or as a garnish.

 


 

Nettle

Nettle

Urtica dioica

Available during spring & early summer. Cook as spinach.

 


Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet

Filipendula ulmaria

Flowers June through to October. Used as a substitute for honey in medieval times.

 


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