TIME FOR STINGING NETTLES – MORE RECIPES WITH PLANTS GROWING UNDER THE LINDEN TREE

This morning I collected more sorrel leaves from our meadow and put them into jars with salt and olive oil – they will be great reminders about green spring when again all the world will be under white blanket.

Still waiting for dandelions flowering /there is a plan to make a syrup from dandelion flowers to use like a honey in Winter/ we also collected young leaves of raspberries to dry them for healthy tea, and later we collected nearly a bucket of stinging nettles for our dinner.

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Tonight we dined on young potatoes, and stinging nettles cooked like  spinach, served with a fried egg on top. It was excellent! It tasted wonderful after hot day with a glass of polish piwo.

How to cook stinging nettles?

You have to collect a lot of nettles, put them to the pan and gently cook in a little water. You should press them down and when they look soft, pour away the liquid /you can keep it for using for something later, for example; add to soup because it’s very healthy/. Put the drained nettles on the cutting board and chop them so its looks like a spinach. Put the chopped nettles back to the pan, add spoon of butter and a grating of nutmeg. Keep it warm on the stove while you fry your eggs.

Smacznego!

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2 thoughts on “TIME FOR STINGING NETTLES – MORE RECIPES WITH PLANTS GROWING UNDER THE LINDEN TREE

  1. I picked a bucket of nettles intending to make nettle beer; they soon became nettle plant food as I never found the time to finish the brew; still it’s good for the tomatoes 🙂

  2. Pingback: Did the earth move for you? | Winkos: a straw bale building adventure in Poland

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