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Nasturtium Seed

The pods of the nasturtium plant. Not recommended to eat on their own because they have a very peppery flavor. The can be dried and ground like Peppercorns or brined and used like Capers and that is why it has been given the name "Poor Man's Capers".

Alternative Names

California Caper, Nasturtium Pod

Categories

Foraged Vegetable, Seasoning/ Flavoring, Spice

Origin

North America, South America

Flavor

Peppery, Pungent, Spicy-Slightly

Texture

Chewy, Dry, Woody

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Grind, Pickle

Cooking Method

Braise

Uses

see categorized dishes

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