Wild Harvests

Dandelions — Food and Medicine

May 14, 2015 // 6 Comments

I don’t think of them as weeds. The young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, with a mild flavor akin to spinach (leaves develop a bitter taste as they mature). The root, which has a sharp, bitter taste may be brewed into an infusion after washing and drying. This infusion promotes bile secretion, and is often [ ...click to read more ]