Tag Archive for: wild edible foods

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Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum, Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium flavescens)

Butterfly Ginger originates from the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. Here at Savage Kitchen we use one name “Butterfly Ginger” to describe 3 different plants: Kāhili Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum), White Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium…
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Spanish Needles Cheezy Chips

INTRODUCTION Like kale chips?  Try our wild version!  We've combined Spanish Needles and nutritional yeast for a "cheesy" treat, perfect for snack time. This recipe was adapted from MinimalistBaker.com INGREDIENTS 6 ounces Spanish…
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Java Plum (Syzygium cumini)

  Java Plum originates from the Indian subcontinent and South Asia. Known as the "Fruit of the Gods" to Buddhists, Hindus and Jains, they are prized for their rich purple magenta color and considered a sacred tree. Syzygium cumini…
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Java Plum Syrup

INTRODUCTION This syrup is perfect for adding to cocktail recipes, on pancakes, over ice cream - in anything that needs a wild boost of color and that distinctive Java Plum taste. INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups Java Plum Juice 3 1/2…
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Java Plum Juice

INTRODUCTION The dark purple fruits of the Java Plum yield a gorgeous magenta juice. Some people enjoy this juice as-is, although others find it too astringent. No matter how you use it, it's a wonderful burst of wild nutrition and vivid…
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Pickleweed (Batis maritima) – Edible Coastal Vegetable

Pickleweed (Batis maritima), also called ʻākulikuli kai in Hawai'i, is a succulent creeping shrub within the Bataceae family. It is native to tropical and subtropical America as well as the Galapagos Islands, and is commonly known as saltwort…