Fiddleheads are forest ferns before they unfurl in spring... tight little curls of green. They're very fresh tasting in a stir fry or any dish that also calls for asparagus (which is harvested at the same time) like this bowl of Pasta Primavera.
I'll be ordering some fiddleheads from a fellow who picks them in the forest near White Fox, Saskatchewan (which is near Nipawin). They are $9 a pound. The fiddleheads will be delivered to Saskatoon this week.
Would you like to try this novel taste of spring? If you live in or near Saskatoon, and you'd like to order a pound or two, send a comment to this blog post. Then call me at 665-5957 to arrange pick-up. Thanks!
"Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens" celebrates the colourful people and recipes that populated our province. It follows my first book "Prairie Feast: A Writer's Journey Home for Dinner." Saskatchewan tastes great -- I wrote the book on it!!