A Scottish Foraging Odyssey Week 3 (Brooklime)

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A Scottish Foraging Odyssey Week 3 (Brooklime)

Post: #282218 Oink
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:42 pm

Hi there,

Short and sweet again due to just being too Gawd damn busy all the time.

Brooklime (there I said it).

Known to its Latin friends as Veronica beccabunga (that really is its name)!

I found this on the hills near to me by the side of a pond, in a farmers field.

Leaves first.....

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More leaves.....

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Then the flowers.....

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Related to Figwort and Speedwell this can be used sparingly in salads or sandwiches. It's bitter and kind of reminds me of watercress.

Thats all for this week.

Ciao,

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