Salty vegetables (mostly) originating from the northern Dutch isles, the Waddeneilanden. Recipes will follow.
Lamsoor (Limonium vulgare)
Kortarige zeekraal (Salicornia europaea) See above photo. Blanched in water with a drop of vinegar. Possible recipe.
Zilte strandbiet, Sea beet the wild ancestor of beetroot and sugar beet.
Zilte monniksbaard (Agretti in Italian; Salsola soda in English)
Zeesla, not a vegetable but a green alga.
Codium, a genus of seaweed.
Wakame, not native to Europe but it's grown now in France, Great Britain, Spain and Italy. French name: fougère de mer (fern of the sea).
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Sunday, August 1, 2010
4 hard boiled eggs
4 T mayonnaise
1 t Coleman's mustard powder
Pickled gherkin, cut finely
salt and pepper
Cut eggs and mix all ingredients. Serve on bread.
Making celeriac salad: same method. Cut celeriac in fine strips and cook in salted boiling water for a short time. Cool and mix with mayonnaise, mustard and pepper.