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

Sorrel, Watercress And Roasted Fennel Soup

One of the most delicious wild greens is Sorrel (Rumex acetosa). Sorrel soup has been a traditional dish served since the Middle Ages. In Belarus and Poland, it is still popular as soup, yet in the British Isles it’s prominence has wained. Sorrel has a delicious tangy flavour, with one of the common names that children … Read more

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 … Read more

Himalayan Balsam & Wild Fennel Crackers

Experience the joy of these Himalayan Balsam seed and Wild Fennel seed crackers, gently mellowed with delicious Parmesan cheese. They go perfectly on their own, with a slice of cheese, or even with marmalade! I know… weird right. Try them for yourself. Himalayan Balsam Seed Recipe Ingredients 220g plain flour 80g freshly grated parmesan 1/2 … Read more

Samphire Stuffed Mackerel With Alexanders & Wild Fennel Seeds

Baked mackerel coated in Alexanders & Wild Fennel Seeds, then stuffed with Marsh Samphire brings this dish alive with the full flavours of estuary & seashore. I gathered the marsh samphire and wild seeds over a 50 foot area while walking my trusted hound. The mackerel I bought from Mary & Kay at Sidmouth Trawlers, … Read more