Daisy – A Foraging Guide to Its Food, Medicine and Other Uses

Daisy, a humble little flower that is widespread in many parts of the world. A children’s favourite for making ‘daisy chains’ or ‘fairy chains’, the daisy has also been used in food and medicine. Foraging in Spring Foraging in Summer Foraging Through The Year Common Name Daisy. Scientific Name Bellis perennis. Family Asteraceae. Botanical Description … Read more

Sautéed Daisy Greens With Roasted Baby Beetroots

I truly love daisy greens (Bellis perennis), and this recipe shows off their fine, deep green taste with a little tongue tingling daisyness (literally) to the dish. Daisy greens are everywhere, and you can eat both their flowers and leaves. In bygone days, daisy was added to soups, salads and added to sandwiches. Further reading: … Read more