Many folk get stuck when it comes to Chickweed (Stellaria media). Chickweed is a hugely versatile plant, and one that has many more uses than as a simple wild salad green, which is what most folk use it for. In this chickweed recipe, it’s earthy flavour combines beautifully with chickpeas.
This recipe is based on Wildman Steve Brill’s recipe found in his huge resource called The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook. A must-have book irrespective of whether you are veggie or not.
Robin is a forager and self-taught ethnobotanist. He specialises in wild edible plants and has been running foraging courses throughout the UK since 2008. He travels extensively documenting and recording the traditional and local uses of wild food plants in indigenous cultures.