Urban Foraging

I love summer meals.

This evening my newest roommate, Adriana, and I headed out with a plastic bag and an old sheet and returned with the makings of a feast.

Our salad consisted of 4 kinds of lettuce, spinach, broccoli, arugula, dill, sweet basil, thai basil, nasturtium leaves, calendula flowers, borage flowers, olive oil, vinegar, and grated parmesan.

We turned our heap of mulberries into a scrumptious pie. When stewed in a pie, mulberry has some surprisingly deep flavor — teetering somewhere between blackberries and blueberries. “Purple” was Adriana’s best description of its flavor. Next time we may try adding a little lavender.

(The icecream was foraged from the neighborhood grocery store.)

Next time you should join us. In fact, we do still have leftovers…

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4 Comments on “Urban Foraging”

  1. Theresa says:

    I sometimes cannot decide whether you are my hero, my soul mate, or a kindred spirit. ❤

  2. Wendy says:

    Mmmm. . . I would very much like to join you!

  3. Tess says:

    How wonderful, sister(s)!

  4. sara says:

    i would LOVE to join you both next time. that looks like a beautiful meal, beautiful conversations, and beautiful people. so much love. so much beauty!


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