I live in the right place. I love the temperate zone, I love 4 seasons. And I love spruces.
Where are growing spruces, there are blue flowers, wood sorrels, mushrooms, blueberries and option to find some water for drinking. Spruce is the tree of life. Fir branches give warm, shelter from the rain and spruce tips as source of vitamines and thirst quencher. And spruce is Christmas tree.Continue reading “Spring Gourmet Spruce Tips Smoothie”→
The World is strange. Estonian woman squishing snails with rainboots heels , but only few hundred kilometers to the south there’s another woman preparing an appetizing dish out of those same snails. Gardeners all over the world are cussing those pesky creatures but the Estonian woman would simply pluck the weeds and….would use the outcome to cook a delicious meal
I am not going to talk about the benefits of nettles, wood sorrel, dandelion leaves and goutweed. You can read this from Wikipedia:) But believe me, they are healthy. The first source of vitamins in spring.
Goutweed tastes like carrots and celery. Nettles are a bit sweet. Dandelion tastes like honey,. And wood sorrel is sour.
Nettles need to be kept in the boiling water 1-2 minutes. Goutweed and wood sorrel are eatable when fresh.
NB! Use only young, fresh, new, small weeds, grown in a pure and clean environment.