Wild Food

Wild Samphire

Wild Samphire

I first discovered this curious and intriguing vegetable in France when a good friend of ours took us to a garden that grew rare heirloom vegetables and fruits.  Since then I had been on the look out for it, eager … Continue reading

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Wild Pine Mushrooms

Wild Pine Mushrooms

I found these Wild Pine Mushrooms growing in the wooded garden at our house in the Dandenong Ranges outside of Melbourne. After some quick photo exchanges with fungi-studied friends I decided they were safe to eat. They were quite subtle … Continue reading

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Wild Slippery Jack Mushrooms

Wild Slippery Jack Mushrooms

We were at the Queen Victoria Markets in Melbourne the other day when Shakti spied these beautiful Wild Slippery Jack Mushrooms for sale from afar. We were so excited that the wild mushroom season is upon us and are looking … Continue reading

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Chestnuts

Chestnuts

Chestnuts are a rare and largely unused nut in Australia. Growing up in the Dandenong Ranges I was surrounded by Australian gum trees as well as many European trees such as chestnuts and oaks. When I was a child I … Continue reading

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