Tag: abundance species

Sunrise Mimosa

INTRODUCTION Mimosa’s with a wild twist! No need for a fancy champagne, but some kind of sparkling white wine on the dry side is nice since there’s sweetness from the orange juice and java plum syrup. INGREDIENTS java plum syrupchampagne or dry sparkling white wine orange juice; fresh is best butterfly ginger flower garnish STEP …

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Chinese Violet Spanakopita

INTRODUCTION Crispy, flaky, buttery phyllo dough always seems to be a crowd pleaser. These are special occasion feast food at my house, due to the time they take to make, but always so loved and appreciated. The mild flavor of Chinese violet greens (Asystasia gangetica) are a great base for these, but you could also mix in …

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Chinese Violet Artichoke Dip

INTRODUCTION This is a great party dip that is so easy to make. With the mild spinach-like flavor of Chinese violet (Asystasia gangetica), this is a great introductory dish for people who might be hesitant to try eating wild foods. It doesn’t matter if the artichokes are preserved in water or oil. Want more information …

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What is an Invasive Species?

Many species now travel around the world on boats, airplanes, and cars, but there are some non-native species that arrive in their new locations, either intentionally or unintentionally, and then behave in a way that is defined as causing harm to the environment, economy, or agriculture. They usually produce lots of seeds/reproductive material, don’t have …

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