Getting Wild In Laos With Three Cornered Leek

Recently I have been craving south east Asian food. And one dish in particular has been coming to mind. I even dreamt of it one night. Maybe its because at this time of year I am usually sitting in a forest somewhere in south-east Asia recording the local wild food plants. Or maybe it’s simply … Read more

Thai Style Three Cornered Leek & Tempeh Stir Fry

I love quick, wholesome wild food dishes, and if they have Asian flavours so much the better. This Thai style three cornered leek stir fry recipe really did the trick. It doesn’t require any noodles either. Tempeh is very filling and a fermented food. Tofu I find utterly tasteless, and not very satisfying. With all … Read more

Three Cornered Leek Hummus

It’s the end of January and I head out to forage, unfortunately or fortunately depending on how you look at it, I don’t need to step any further than my garden. Not because I have some lush cultivated veggies to harvest, but because my garden is putting forth a ubiquitous wild edible plant known as … Read more

Thick Three Cornered Leek & Kelp Tom Yum Soup

Three-cornered leek (Allium triquetrum) is everywhere at the moment, and it seems such a shame that so many people walk past it. Instead choosing to buy at great expense regular leeks or spring onions from their local supermarket. Food-miles instead of food-steps. There is much debate as to the qualities of three cornered garlic with two camps … Read more

Garlic Mustard & Three Cornered Leek Vichysoisse

The following Garlic Mustard also known as Jack By The Hedge (Alliaria petiolata) & Three Cornered Leek (Allium triquetrum) recipe was created by Paul Wedgwood of Wedgwood the Restaurant, one of Edinburgh’s leading-edge chefs. It was created after a glorious day of foraging around Edinburgh with a wonderful group of people. Plant Profile: The Traditional … Read more

Lady’s Smock & Three Cornered Leek Salad

In this simple wild food recipe, I combine Lady’s Smock with Three Cornered Leek and tomatoes for a quick and easy side-salad. Lady’s Smock (Cardamine pratensis), also known as Cuckooflower, is one of my favourite edible wild flowers. Delicate and beautiful I never really use much as it’s not that prolific. It packs a punch … Read more