A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.
25th April 2018
Here are some of the dishes we’ve had using perennial vegetables in April. (For neatness I’ve presented them day by day for a week – but really we’ve eaten these at various times over the course of the month).
21st April 2018
I had my first taste of these treasures today. They are the coiled shoots of the ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), traditionally harvested by First Nations people in northeastern North America, and introduced by them to European settlers. They are called mahsusiyil by the Maliseet peoples and ma’susi by the Mi’kmaq and known more widely as fiddleheads. They […]