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In spring, follow your nose and pick wild garlic leaves. They are usually found in shady hedgerows or under trees. Chop the leaves and mix with softened butter for really superior garlic butter. Or peel an orange and whizz in the food processor with a handful of wild garlic leaves. Reduce the resulting slush over a low heat until it reaches a jam-like consistency. Mix this will an equal amount of softened butter - wonderful on a grilled steak!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|