»Herbal Salt of the Four Seasons«
Here, layer by layer, a spicy salt is created that contains the plant power and aromas of wild herbs for a whole year. You can collect wild herbs for the annual herbal salt in every season of the year. The great thing is that the wild ingredients can vary freely, you collect seasonal items that you like and thus create your very own
»Herbal Salt of the Four Seasons«.
Recipe for your annual herbal salt:
wild ingredients for the annual herbal salt:
January February March: Buds & young leaf shoots e.g. from birch, linden, black currant, dog rose, hawthorn,
April May: Spring herbs such as wild garlic, coblic mustard, yarrow, foam herb, ribwort, chickweed and much more.
June July: edible flowers such as wild carrot, ground elder, daisy, marigold, adder head, goldenrod and many more.
July August: aromatic culinary herbs such as lovage, thyme, rosemary, oregano, rowan
September October: Edible wild seeds and wild fruits such as rose hips, barberries, nettle seeds, garlic mustard, evening primrose and ground elder
November December: Fir, spruce, Douglas fir, pine needles
You can expand the ingredients with numerous edible wild plants, flowers, seeds and wild fruits.
Mix coarse salt and fresh wild greens in a 1: 1 ratio. Poke everything in the mortar and pour the mixture into the jar. Cover this layer (about 1-2cm) with a little salt again and let it steep until you put the next layer of herbal salt on top.
If you use a lot of fresh foliage, leave the jar without a lid for a few days so that the moisture can escape better.The aromatic salt is allowed to steep until the end of the year before it is finely ground or put into a salt mill.
Acquired a taste?
Come with us to the herb hunt in meadows, forests and gardens with our e-book “Wildes Fast Food”. Detailed plant portraits, self-made illustrations and detailed photos help you to identify and process the most common edible wild plants and trees in your area. Your entry into the world of edible wild herbs and trees.
Do you need help identifying wild herbs? Take a look at the digital herbarium. Here you can find detailed plant portraits of edible wild plants and trees. We also have suitable herb book recommendations for you.