Wild Fiddleheads

$14.95

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Also Known As
Ostrich Fern, Shuttlecock Fern
Size
1 lb
Origin
United States and Canada
SKU: 85047 Category:

Description

The fresh wild fiddlehead season is upon us and as always is short lived. The season usually only lasts for around 8-12 weeks. During this time you will find these tasty treats on the menus of North America’s best restaurants. We recommend cooking fiddleheads with some good quality white wine vinegar. You can also pickle them so that you can use them throughout the year. These wild greens are excellent when paired with almost any type of protein, or in a ragout served with fresh pasta.  Fiddleheads are a versatile and delicious spring time item.

How to Store and Handle Wild Fiddleheads

  • Wild fiddleheads typically last for 7-10 days in the refrigerator.
  • We strongly recommend blanching fiddleheads and then sauteing.
  • It is not uncommon to find the occasional bug on a wild foraged vegetable, simply wipe it off and know that it is still perfectly safe and delicious to eat.

Special Shipping Regulations

Quality is paramount in the products we sell. Perishable items are shipped and packaged as quickly as possible. To maximize the freshness of this wonderful product, it must be shipped by UPS Standard Overnight. Due to this requirement, please note that orders placed on Friday will not ship until Monday.

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