Tag: wild greens

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 packed full of nutrients. Check out her work here: https://www.instagram.com/beurrenoisette.maui/ INGREDIENTS 500ml Olive Oil …

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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 Pascal Baudar, forager extraordinaire. Our recipe is an adaptation of his, found in his …

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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 of his recipe, from his book The New Wild Crafted Cuisine. You can view the recipe …

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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 knocks out a cold, soothes a voggy body, and makes an easy …

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Spanish Needles Herbed Seed Loaf

INTRODUCTIONS This loaf of bread is an adaptation of a recipe called “The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread.”  Gluten-free and grain-free, it’s delicious and a great way to enjoy your wild greens. You can find the original recipe on MyNewRoots.org. INGREDIENTS 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup Spanish Needles greens, chopped 1/2 cup fresh herbs of your …

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Spanish Needles Flax Crackers

INTRODUCTION Flax crackers are a delicious alternative to traditional wheat crackers and this version is full of wild nutrition.  They are amazing on their own, even better dipped into one of our wild pestos! This recipe was adapted from CleanGreenSimple.com INGREDIENTS 2 cups ground flax 1 cup Spiny Amaranth greens, chopped fine 1 cup water 1/2 …

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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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Chinese Violet (Asystasia gangetica) Edible Greens

Tolerating moist conditions and a variety of soil types, Chinese violet (Asystasia gangetica) is an almost vine-like weed ubiquitous to both wild spaces and gardens throughout Hawai’i. Brought to the Hawaiian Islands in 1925 as an ornamental, this African native is now considered a serious invader in Asia, the Caribbean, Australia and Oceania. These highly …

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