Really wild wild herbs salad
June 23rd, 2018 | side dishes
What they sell on the domestic German markets as “wild asparagus” botanically is no asparagus. Of course wild asparagus exists, and I know it from my time in northern Spain, where we collected the wild asparagus in nature. Here in Germany, however, the flower sprouts of the Pyrenean Star of Bethlehem are offered under this term, mostly grown in France. And it is really delicious. Raw or steamed, it tastes very intense. For a wild herb salad a “snappy” enrichment.
Basically I process every herb from my garden or the market in wild herb salads: rocket salad, glasswort, chervil, chives, watercress, ice plant – there no limits to your phantasy and joy of experimentation. It’s fun to combine and try again and again.
By the way, young goutweed also tastes good, but unfortunately we cannot eat as much as we have in the garden …
Wild Herbs Salad with Wild Asparagus
AND THIS IS HOW THE WIFE OF THE CAPTAIN DOES IT
I use empty twist-off glasses to prepare my salad dressings. Fill in all ingredients, shake, done. If it happens to be too much salad sauce, the remains can be stored directly in the glass – chilled for the next salad.
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