|Otis' General Store|
|Wild Foods Menu:|
| Nasturtium is a versatile
food source. Leaf, flower, and seed are edible, and all have
a peppery flavor. The leaf and flower are excellent in salads,
or chopped into omelets or quiche.
The unopened flower buds make good "capers." One can also pickle the young seeds.
|These pages are intended to be an aid
to learning about wild edibles -- but cannot substitute for the
essential training one needs to get
from a knowledgeable guide.
The ONLY "thumbrule" worth knowing: