Hot and buttery samphire potato salad - salty, buttery, garlicky... the perfect potato salad!

Hot and buttery samphire potato salad - salty, buttery, garlicky. the perfect potato salad!

Smoked trout with samphire and soft-boiled egg

Samphire has a salty seawater flavour that works perfectly in this smoked trout recipe.

Samphire cooked with garlic and lemon

Buttery Samphire with Garlic and Lemon

Samphire cooked with garlic and lemon. I hadn't heard of this plant before and am now intrigued.

Samphire Cooking Tips Recipe | Abel & Cole

Samphire Cooking Tips

We love this wild, sea salty marsh grass. Beautiful with fish, lamb and veg. And its salty taste goes especially well with sweet carrots, creamy broad beans, avocado or tomatoes. Below are a few ideas to help you make the most of this seasonal gem.

The Happy Housewife: Samphire Risotto

Samphire is one of those rare things that are still very much seasonal and not available year round. When it is available it’s a deliciou.

Find food for free; how to forage for samphire - YouTube

Find food for free; how to forage for samphire - English coast

Samphire can be found on marshy sea beds. Make sure you wear wellies! It can be boggy and muddy. Children think it is great fun, but beware they may get stuck in the mud!

Samphire is in season right now and it's sitting there waiting for your children to pick

Train your children to recognise Samphire by providing them with a laminated photo of the plant. Send them off with a cloth bag or basket. They'll enjoy eating dinner all the more because they gathered it themselves!

Samphire is in season right now and it's sitting there waiting for your children to pick

The Samphire season lasts from June to August. Samphire can be frozen though. Samphire can be found in marshy sea beds. Always bring a pair of scissors and NEVER uproot it.

Samphire is in season right now and it's sitting there waiting for your children to pick

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