Nettle soup Get your gloves on to forage for wild plants like nettles - once cooked they have a spinach or cabbage flavour. Nettles the queen of herbs - more nutritious than spinach: higher in calcium, fibre and iron.
We know Jacques Pepin as a master culinary technician, but there's another story that almost never gets told. It's one about coming to America with nothing and working harder than ever because he had fallen in love with the country.
Recipes for wild greens. "My go-to method for cooking greens: Saute them in olive oil with salt, garlic, chile and maybe a little broth or wine. Cook over high heat and toss around until the greens are wilted by still vivid. Serve at once.