Tag Archive for: wild edible foods

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Kahili Ginger Salt

INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh Kahili Ginger flowers 1 cup course kosher salt STEPS 1. Put the salt and the kahili ginger flowers in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until kahili ginger flowers are broken down to desired size. 2. Pour…
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Kahili Ginger Lavender Shortbread Cookies

INTRODUCTION We're grateful to Kyra Bramble, owner and chef at More Pleaze  for this recipe!  Here's what she says about these delicious cookies, "Although not a wild invasive, lavender grows well on the higher elevations of the Hawaiian…
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Kahili Ginger Beer

INTRODUCTION This recipe uses a fermented ginger "bug" as the starter for the ginger beer. It's super easy to make and you can feed it periodically, keeping it alive for future batches of ginger beer. Know that this is not an instantaneous…
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Kahili Ginger Coconut Soup

INTRODUCTION This soup is creamy and delicious, with the subtle flavor of the Kahili Ginger rhizome perfectly complementing the coconut milk and fresh herbs. And it's completely customizable with your favorite vegetables - we like to add…
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Kahili Ginger Candy

INTRODUCTION This is one of our favorite ways to enjoy the Kahili Ginger rhizome. The candied crunch and floral, earthy flavor are irresistible. Eat it alone, as a garnish, add it to a cocktail - get creative!  And know that people really…
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Spanish Needles Pesto

INTRODUCTION Any way we can eat more wild greens in our diet the better. Pesto is so versatile, and easily tolerated by even those who might not be adventurous eaters. Chef Samantha Schaberg created this delicious recipe, mild in flavor and…
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Spanish Needles Fermented Hot Sauce

INTRODUCTION Who doesn’t love hot sauce?  In this recipe, we’ve used our extra Spanish Needles greens and Hawaiian chilis to craft a spicy ferment of wild flavor, perfect for an infusion of heat to any dish. We are so grateful to…
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Spanish Needles Kimchi

INTRODUCTION Kimchi is a delicious ferment packed with flavor and probiotics. Eat it alone or with any of your favorite savory dishes. We're super grateful to the wonderful Pascal Baudar and his work with wild food; this is an adaptation…
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Spanish Needles Lilikoʻi Hot Shots

INTRODUCTION We're grateful to Kyra Bramble, owner and chef at , for this recipe. Here's what she says about it, "This hot shot recipe has become a staple in my kitchen, and with the addition of Spanish Needles it’s a super potion. It…
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Protected: Spanish Needles Velouté Soup

INTRODUCTION This recipe is a labor of love. From start to finish, it takes several hours. After foraging your greens, that is. And the results are SO worth it. A vivid green, vibrating with wild nutrients, this soup is a velvet caress…
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Spanish Needles Sour Kraut

INTRODUCTION This sour kraut is strong and salty, a wonderful garnish for any dish which needs a punch of flavor.  With the Spanish Needles greens, you also get the benefit of having wild food on hand - any meal can become a wild meal! INGREDIENTS 1…
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Spanish Needles Daal

INTRODUCTION Daal, a name for lentils in India, is full of protein and will easily absorb flavors. We roast our lentils first and add Spanish Needles greens and herbs and spices for this filling wild dish. INGREDIENTS 2 cups red lentils 1…