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φτέρη

Ferns. Fern shoots Βλαστάρια φτέρης (vlastarua fteris) are edible (they taste a bit like asparagus). In hard times people used to gather them and pickle them, make them into patties with potatoes or serve them in salads (best to wash off the fuzzy bits first, though).

Text © Dana Facaros

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