Tag: Hypochaeris radicata

Wild Spring Greens in the Tropics

If you’re getting a wee bit jealous of all the foragers in North America, Europe, and northern Asia who are harvesting dandelions right now, just remember that here in Hawai’i the cat’s ear (Hypochaeris radicata) can be used in almost all the same ways and is available year-round.  Cat’s Ear Roots, leaves, unopened flower buds, tender stems, …

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Preparing Slippery Jack Mushrooms – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Day 2 of eating 100% local! All salt, oil, spices, veg, meat…all of it comes from the Hawaiian Islands. Learn how to prepare the slippery jack mushrooms from yesterday’s foraging on Day 2 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge. Other wild edibles covered are hill raspberries, thimbleberries, banana poka lilikoi, and cats ear greens. Breakfast …

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