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

Traditional and Modern Use of Wild Angelica

The name Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) comes from the belief that it dispelled plagues and poisons. The popular group called ‘angelica’ is named after the Greek angelos, which means ‘a messenger’. In Christian myth, angelica revealed itself as a cure to the plague in an archangel’s dream, and for centuries it was placed above all other … Read more

Stuffed Nasturtium Leaves With Angelica Seeds

Although Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) is not exactly a ‘wild food’ it does come to the foragers attention because it grows so prolifically, oftentimes bursting out of gardens and onto banks as it makes its escape to the wild. This Nasturtium recipe is an ideal dish to serve as a starter or part of a mezze. … Read more

Chickweed Salad With Wild Angelica Seed Dressing

In this Chickweed recipe (Stellaria media), we’ve added Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) seeds to give the salad dressing a bit of pep. Chickweed is highly nutritious providing large amounts of protein and minerals. You can find it pretty much throughout the year, and it is wonderful as a salad ingredient. Chickweed Recipe Ingredients 4 good … Read more