Spiced Cow Parsley And Orange Compote

This cow parsley recipe came about as a result of touching and crushing the young stalks. For years I have always wondered why Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) aka “wild chervil” is only used as a herb, with only the leaves being used in small amounts. This demotion to simply a seasoning is a shame. Considering … Read more

40 Wild Edible Plants in the Carrot Family

This is a list of wild edible plants in the Carrot, Apiaceae, Umbelliferae family that have historically been used as food. It is for information, education and research purposes only. If you wish to experiment with these species you must do further research in order to find out how to cook and prepare the plants as … Read more

Is It Hemlock or Cow Parsley

Hemlock or Cow Parsley? Think you know? Watch this video and take some time to see if you can tell the difference. In this video I reveal the answer, along with numerous photos to illustrate the plants. Click here to get the Eatweeds newsletter each week, read by 8000+ foragers, herbalists and plant lovers. But first I … Read more

Garlic Mustard & Cow Parsley Sauce

The bitter-sweet taste of young garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) blends subtly with the herby tastes & textures of cow parsley, to make a fine substantial sauce suitable for pasta or grains. The kind of food I need to eat when I return home if I’ve been wandering on the road for a week or so. Plant Profile: … Read more

Sweet Pickled Cow Parsley Stems

Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris), also known as Wild Chervil, is a very under used wild edible, yet its flavour is truly unique. I don’t mean unique as in yuck, quite the contrary in fact. But unique in that, if I have to name a similar flavour, it would be somewhere between mild aniseed and liquorice. … Read more