Tag: wildcrafting

Making our Invasive Species Taste Delicious

Do you get enough greens in your diet? Wild Mess ‘o Greens bowls include Spanish needle (Bidens pilosa) and spiny amaranth greens (Amaranthus spinosus), and are an antioxidant boost of slow cooked nutrient dense wild greens. With a dollop of green ulu artichoke sauce and a crumble of roasted macadamia nut, kukui nut (Aleurites moluccana), …

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Did You See Our Menu?

Starting in October we began serving the first ever in Hawaii, wild meat musubi. Wild boar with the first, made using 100% wild trapped hogs from the Big Island. Check out the rest of our menu. This fiery chili had 3 of the 5 invasive edible plants that we focus on. I’m was so proud! …

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Java Plum Takes Center Stage

Our third week open Java Plum took the stage. Fresh & herb-infused beet, dried star fruit slices, wildcrafted powdered aweoweo (Chenopodium oahuense) kraut spice, java plum (Syzygium cumini) seed vinaigrette photographed above. Flaky Java Plum Puff. The flavors of local oranges, cinnamon and cardamom organically grown on Hawaii Island, and star anise rise up with …

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First Week’s Menu

Our first week of the food truck being open we served up a great menu, including this Wild West Pumpkin Salad :: organic pumpkin^, Spanish needle greens*, organic green onion^, organic vegenaise, Cat’s ear vinegar*, organic lemon juice, sunflower sprouts^, toasted organic sunflower seeds, roasted haole koa seeds*, sauerkraut (aweoweo (Chenopodium oahuense)*, organic cabbage^, organic ginger^, …

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Wildfoods Festival

I finally made it to Hokitika, New Zealand! Since beginning my journey into wild foods I have known about this festival due to it’s number one Google hit for ‘wild food festival’. For over 20 years this annual Wildfoods gathering has been tempting attendees with huhu grubs, elderflower champagne, worm sushi and enough ‘wild foods’ …

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Uganost: with Ila Hatter

Happy Beltane! I hope you are all out doing some wild exuberant dancing with the maypole. May Day has been celebrated by earth-centered cultures for many a year, and it marks the midway point between spring equinox and summer solstice. I’m here in the Appalachian Mountains…and are they incredible! The other night I had a …

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