All posts tagged “wild leeks

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Finding Dinner

  It was in-between-times in the forest this morning. Morels are about done. Ramps are about done. Oysters haven’t started in earnest. Still I can’t complain. There were a few oysters, and they were nice and fresh, and a few ramps, enough to assure a… Read More

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Domesticated Ramps

I hobbled out this morning to the forested bit we have in the back of our yard to see if my ramps survived. For those who are unfamiliar with ramps, they are Allium tricoccum. Ramps are a species of wild onion, sometimes called wild leeks.… Read More

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Look what I found… These are Allium tricoccum, also known as ramps or wild leeks. They’re a perenniel wild onion with a garlic-like smell and quite a strong flavour. The ones in the photo have a lot of soil still around most of the bulbs… Read More

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On Sunday, I’m going to meet up with my brother Salvelinas in an effort to find a few morels. Since we’ve had little rain, I’m not too confident we’re going to find mushrooms, but it is a chance to take the dogs for a good… Read More