The Backyard Larder

A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.

The Backyard Larder Blog

Exploring the possibilities of the perennial vegetable garden.

Saturday Soup

I was going to call this post Sustainable Soup. Except for adding some olive oil, honey, salt and pepper, I made it entirely from plants that have been growing happily in the allotment or backyard for several years now without any energy from me save an occasional weed and compost mulch. But I liked the […]

Sorrel and Potato Gratin

I’ve been exploring the Internet again in search of good simple recipes for perennial vegetables and I’ve found a recipe for Sorrel and Potato Gratin from Martha Stewart’s website. The recipe uses 3 cups of sorrel like the Goat’s Cheese and Sorrel Tart recipe I discovered last July. Sorrel and Potato Gratin I didn’t actually […]