The Backyard Larder

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

December Meals

Here are some of the dishes we’ve had using perennial vegetables in December. (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).

Monday – Marsh woundwort tubers and mushrooms on bagel

Marsh woundwort tubers and mushrooms on toast

Tuesday –  Oca, radicchio and toasted hazelnut salad

Oca, radicchio and toasted hazelnut salad

Wednesday – Duck potato and perennial leek soup

Duck potato and perennial leek soup

Thursday – Lacto-fermented Taunton Deane kale (not actually tasted this one yet)

Lacto-fermented Taunton Deane kale

Friday –  Skirret, chestnut and radicchio pies

Skirret, chestnut and radicchio pies

Saturday – Roast scorzonera and oca with wild garlic pesto

Roast scorzonera and oca with wild garlic pesto

Sunday – Sorrel and raisin mince pies

Sorrel and raisin mince pies

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