[Sca-cooks] Purslane

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Wed Aug 16 07:35:38 PDT 2006

No purslane recipes, but I *do* have 3 healthy sorrel plants, and outside of
chopping up a few leaves for additions to a salad, or putting them in a
tart, what else can I do with them?
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Subject: [Sca-cooks] Purslane

> I got a big bag of moderately mature purslane from a local FreeCycle
> list. I have tasted a few leaves... general green flavor with a sour
> finish. Not as sour as sorrel, which i love, but quite pleasant. The
> lady i got them from says she just sautes them with chopped onions.
> Besides being used raw in late 14th C.-early 15th C. salads, anyone
> have any historic recipes for using purslane? Even medicinal receipts
> would be interesting if anyone has any.
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