Storing dandelion buds

Harvest and Store
June 08, 2009


Dandelion budDandelion is a spontaneous herb, and it's all edible: leaves, flowers, roots... even buds. Some people say that they were similar to capers... I tryed them and it's not true: they're better!
Let's see how to prepare and store them.


Dandelion buds in vinegarHarvest the buds before they open.
Put in a glass with boiling water and two tablespoons of vinegar.
After 10 minutes, drain them well and store in a jar with olive oil.


Cooked dandelion budsServe on bread or crackers of your choice.



Spelt and lentil fritters with dandelionMore dandelion recipes:

Spelt and lentil fritters with dandelion

Dandelion and yams pies


This goes to Eat This who's hosting Weekend Herb Blogging.
This event is handled by Cook (almost) anything at least once.
You may be interested in...

Storing Chamomile


Harvest and Store

Related Photo Galleries



Comments

Author: Katie (URL)
09/06/2009

I ve never used dandelion buds before, but they sound like a real treat! Thanks for participating in WHB!


Author: Elizabeth (URL)
17/06/2009

What do dandelion buds taste like? (Remarkably, we don t have any dandelion buds and are forced to buy our dandelion greens at the store!)


Author: Graziana
17/06/2009

Dandelion buds taste like many wild herbs, a little bitter.
I didn t have dandelion in my pots, so I harvested the seeds!


Author: Elizabeth (URL)
23/06/2009

Ooops!! I completely forgot to check for the answer to my question...

So they are not really all that similar tasting to capers at all then! I m really curious now. But I ll have to find some dandelion seeds and plant some in a pot too if it s not already too late in the season.


Your comment

 


Please prove that you are not a robot.
Author:
 
Mail:
 
URL:

Recent posts

(Ita) Ricetta: Crackers ai fiori di sambuco

...

Rocket flower
The surprising flowers
Spring is coming and my Esmee rocket is blooming. It has big, white flowers, and I let them on the plant to harvest the seeds. Many other vegetables and aromatic herbs are...

(Ita) Ricetta: Zuppa di cozze al crescione

...

Pink peppercorn
Spices close up
Pink peppercorns are dried fruits of the Peruvian peppertree (Shinus molle). It is also called false pepper or Californian pepper tree, and it's not related with the black pepper...

(Ita) Ricetta: Burritos di pollo al coriandolo e cumino

...

Site Archive

Focus on

L'aneto