Recipe: Ferntastic Fiddleheads


1lb fiddlehead ferns

2 tsp butter

1 clove of garlic, chopped

1 tbsp sea salt



Rinse the fiddleheads under cool water and trim off any brown bits.

Bring 2 litres of salted water to a boil

Add the fiddleheads and cook for 1 minute

Rinse fiddleheads under cool water and lay flat to dry

Heat butter in a pan over medium-high heat

Add the fiddleheads to the pan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently

Add the chopped garlic and cook for 1 more minute

Remove and salt to taste


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