fiddlehead fern


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Noun1.fiddlehead fern - New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green frondsfiddlehead fern - New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible
osmund, flowering fern - any fern of the genus Osmunda: large ferns with creeping rhizomes; naked sporangia are on modified fronds that resemble flower clusters
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Meanwhile, Ed Kenney, who helped spur the restaurant scene's evolution toward local ingredients, works alongside executive chef Erik Leong to create a delicious ode to the "family feast" with whole snapper served with seaweed, roasted kakui nuts, fiddlehead fern salad, and buttered breadfruit at Mahina & Sun's (mahinaandsuns.
This festival is hosted by Alyeska Resort and is a celebration of the fiddlehead fern season and summer music in the mountains; the family-oriented, outdoors event features live music, local arts and crafts booths, beer and wine garden, cooking demos, 5K Fun Run, kid's activities, and more.
The fiddlehead fern is one of the first edibles that appears in the spring.
Ninety recipes are adapted here for home cooks and while some require access to unusual ingredients to be found locally in the wild--such as Fiddlehead Fern Salad or Smoked Trout and Dandelion Green Salad--most (such as Potato and Pinto Bean Enchiladas) can be easily duplicated simply with access to a good market.
For $25, patrons can sample such pairings as Baby Asparagus Tips with House-cured Ham, Maine Lobster and English Peas and Fiddlehead Fern Salad paired with a trio of classic, aromatic white wines.
The mossy ground was spongy with box-spring roots and fiddlehead fern.
Fourteen persons had eaten ferns that had been sauteed for 2 minutes with mushrooms, onions, butter, salt, and pepper; three persons had consumed fiddlehead fern soup.
A celebration of the fiddlehead fern season and summer music in the mountains, this family-oriented outdoors event features live music, local arts and crafts booths, beer and wine garden, cooking demos, 5K Fun Run, kid's activities, and more.
The fiddlehead fern is a perennial that appears in early spring during the months of April and May, lasting approximately three weeks.
The fiddlehead fern salad is a favorite, along with the kinulob na manok, chicken simmered in a banana leaf-covered clay pot, enhanced with Spanish chorizo, potato and onion; pinangat na tilapia, fish stewed in coconut milk; and shrimp kare-kare.
Once used as animal feed, the lowly fiddlehead fern is elevated into the Ensalada Pako with a tarty mango-dalandan dressing made from dried mango, calamansi, honey, mustard, native orange and salted duck egg as a thickener.