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Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead fern is a type of fern that grows in the wild. Pick and use when they are young and wound in a tight circle. Blanch first and then sauté with aromatics.

Alternative Names

Bracken, Brake, Ostrich Fern

Categories

Foraged Vegetable, Stem Vegetable

Origin

North America

Flavor

Earthy, Grassy, Vegetal

Texture

Crisp, Firm, Gelatinous

Prep Methods

Pickle

Cooking Method

Blanch, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

Caution

It is recommended to blanch first to kill any toxins.

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