Posts Tagged: wild

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/golden-split-pea-fritters-with-bacon-and-chanterelle-mushrooms-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/golden-split-pea-fritters-with-bacon-and-chanterelle-mushrooms-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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/ Erin

Maui Forager’s Salad- Pohole Fern, Watercress and Poha Berry Salad

It is easy to forage for food in Hawaii.  There are wild mountain apples that grow on the side of the road on the way to Hana and guava trees dotting the ranch land that many of the hiking trails

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/ Erin

Maui Forager’s Salad- Pohole Fern, Watercress and Poha Berry Salad

It is easy to forage for food in Hawaii.  There are wild mountain apples that grow on the side of the road on the way to Hana and guava trees dotting the ranch land that many of the hiking trails

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Snack Time on the Island of Cats

    I am home now, but my sister and I recently spent the last two weeks of our month-long trip to Estonia on the island of Kassari (the island of cats).  There will be some talk of snacking and

Snack Time on the Isle of Cats http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/07/08/snack-time-on-the-island-of-cats/

Snack Time on the Island of Cats

    I am home now, but my sister and I recently spent the last two weeks of our month-long trip to Estonia on the island of Kassari (the island of cats).  There will be some talk of snacking and

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/ Erin

Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food

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/ Erin

Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food

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Flower and Pheasant Egg Salad

My sister Silvi has been visiting me in New York City.  Usually when she comes to visit,  I work her to exhaustion helping me build puppets for some show or another and then tearfully beg her to extend her trip

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Flower and Pheasant Egg Salad

My sister Silvi has been visiting me in New York City.  Usually when she comes to visit,  I work her to exhaustion helping me build puppets for some show or another and then tearfully beg her to extend her trip

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/wilted-dandelion-salad-with-cured-meats/
/ Erin

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats

The mother of my childhood best friend used to make salad from dandelion greens that grew in her yard.  She is one of the most elegant, magical, beautiful women I have ever known.  She read us all of the children’s

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/wilted-dandelion-salad-with-cured-meats/
/ Erin

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats

The mother of my childhood best friend used to make salad from dandelion greens that grew in her yard.  She is one of the most elegant, magical, beautiful women I have ever known.  She read us all of the children’s

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Wild Gabriola Plum Chutney and Gabriola Orchard Plum Marmalade

For our wedding, it was very important to Chris and I that we make gifts for our guests from some sort of local Gabriola Island fruit.  I had imagined blackberry jam, but the blackberries were not ripe…

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Wild Gabriola Plum Chutney and Gabriola Orchard Plum Marmalade

For our wedding, it was very important to Chris and I that we make gifts for our guests from some sort of local Gabriola Island fruit.  I had imagined blackberry jam, but the blackberries were not ripe…

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Quinoa with Wild Plantain, Dandelion and Peppers

I’ve been taking this permaculture class once a month. What that means is I’ve been talking with other people who are interested in strange, interesting and unexpected food plants. So we geek out. I just cooked a dish with a

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Quinoa with Wild Plantain, Dandelion and Peppers

I’ve been taking this permaculture class once a month. What that means is I’ve been talking with other people who are interested in strange, interesting and unexpected food plants. So we geek out. I just cooked a dish with a