Rock Samphire
Rock Samphire
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Rock samphire, also known as 'sea fennel', has earnt itself a place as a firm favourite in the ingredient lists with top chefs throughout the UK. Chop and use as you would a herb or in place of capers. Can be put to excellent use to elevate tartare sauce.

Produced in:Kent

Description

Forager says:

Back in the 16th and 17th century rock samphire pickle was eaten regularly. Demand was so high that people are said to have abseiled down cliffs to gather the harder-to-reach plants, as is alluded to in King Lear, ‘halfway down, hangs one that gather

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Storage Information

Will keep for 7 days or more refrigerated.

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Canterbury, Kent

In 2003 French chef Blaise Vasseur, having witnessed the influence of wild plants on his native cuisine through chefs such as

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