In this edition of Recently Foraged Ingredients we have a new list of unusual and hard to find items as well as some produce that is coming into season. These are some of the fun ingredients that are available out there so talk to your vendors and farmers.
Spring ingredients are still going strong. Look for Fiddlehead Ferns, Ramps, Morel Mushrooms, Green Garlic, Spring Onions, and, Berries, early stone fruit such as cherries, Apricots, and Donut Peaches. Start looking for some early summer items such as Squash Blossoms, some tomato varieties, and Melons.
Here are the items we have found recently from farmers, farmers markets and specialty vendors in Northern California:
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