Samphire & Wild Fennel Pickle

Lovely, lovely marsh samphire/glasswort (Salicornia), is in uber abundance at the moment near me. Perfect picking time before it starts developing a woody pith. Not a lot I can say other than try this lush samphire recipe.

Ingredients

  • 300g marsh samphire
  • 250ml white wine vinegar
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 fresh wild fennel sprigs (chopped)
  • ½tsp juniper berries

Suggested Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Pickout the juniper berries and bay leaf and allow to cool before bottling in clean jars.

Makes: 400g

My Latest Print Book is Now Available on Amazon

For over fifteen years I have experimented and explored the world of wild plants. Uncovering how our ancestors used plants to nourish and heal themselves.

I’ve spent thousands of hours digging through scientific papers, read hundreds of books. Even gone so far as to be nomadic for over a year. During this time I followed the seasons and plants around the highways and byways of these isles.

I have written this book to help you rediscover our forgotten plant heritage. To learn how to use wild plants as food and medicine. Knowledge that was once common to everyone. Click here to learn more.

Leave a comment