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 in full swing right now and summer produce has begun to make its appearance. Look for stone fruit, melons, summer squash with blossoms, and even some tomatoes. I have seen some very nice looking Porcini and Morel Mushrooms around and lots of different varieties of Berries everywhere.
Here are the items we have found recently from farmers, farmers markets and specialty vendors in Northern California:
Greens, Herbs, And Flowers