Posts Tagged cattail

Photos of edible cattail roots & how to harvest them

Photos of edible cattail roots & how to harvest them

  Got some cattail roots this weekend. It was a messy business. I forgot a knife and had to do it with my bare hands. A piece of advice – don’t take only your hands (and head) with you, get something sharp as well. I took some

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Edible cattail flowers – try them at least once

Edible cattail flowers - try them at least once

  Continuing with the topic of cattails, friends of people. Two days ago I went and checked a couple wetlands around… to see how cattail flowers are doing. Majority is still in early developing stage. But one hidden wetland that I never knew existed had a good

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Had a cattail salad (this plant can save your life)

Had a cattail salad (this plant can save your life)

  No, it’s not a play on words. I chewed a cattail salad a couple days ago. Yeah, a salad from these pre-historic-looking plants. And, no, everything is okay with me. You can eat these swamp things? Aha. Not only you can, you should try eating them

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