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Last Updated: 7th Feb 2023

What do wild garlic flowers look like, anyway?

The wild garlic plant is composed of a stem, leaf, bulb, and star-shaped white flowers. wild garlic is a distinct flavor that has the same taste as garlic but it isn't as pungent or heavy as ginger cloves. Take a leaf, and then gently squeeze it. It will smell garlicky.



It is also asked, "Can you eat wild garlic flowers?"

Wild garlic has many uses. Wild garlic is a delight to cook with, and all parts are edible. The young leaves are best raw. They are edible and beautiful when tossed in a salad.

Second, how do wild garlic flowers be used? Season the flowers with salt, pepper, and lemon juice if desired. To retain more of their pungent flavour, you can add them to soup by adding them at the end and stirring in. The leaves will become coarser after the flowers have bloomed. However, you can still make garlic bread with them by whipping them into butter.

This will allow you to decide which part of wild garlic you can eat.

Wild garlic is delicious and very edible! I eat all of it (leaves stems and flowers), but only when it's young (before the flowers have fully dried out). It tastes great wilted in butter or olive oil, just like spinach.

Wild garlic forage: Where can you find it?

Wild garlic is abundant throughout Fowey Estate, especially in the cool, shaded areas of woodland. It's likely that you will smell it before you actually see it, so make sure to keep your eyes open while you're walking.