Crispy Fried Herb Bennet

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About: We are a small, family run business. Gary and Nicola set up Jack Raven Bushcraft in 2011 with the support and help of their children. We teach people bushcraft skills such as fire lighting, outdoor cooking,...

We have loads of Herb Bennet growing in our beautiful ancient woodland in Kent. I knew that it had been used as a flavouring in Victorian times, but this recipe from Robin Harford to have it crispy fried as an alternative to seaweed is a real winner!

Step 1: Ingredients

  • 6 handfuls of Herb Bennet leaves, chopped
  • 2 handfuls of ramsons, chopped
  • Knob of butter
  • Sugar

Step 2: How to Cook the Crispy Fried Herb Bennet

  • Melt the butter in a frying pan
  • Add the chopped leaves and fry until crispy, adding more butter if required
  • Sprinkle a little sugar over the dish before serving

Step 3: Sit Down and Eat

Now it's time to sit down by your campfire and enjoy your wild food cooking.

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    Hmmm sounds tasty, I bet it has a nice crispy texture! Do you eat it like a salad, or do you sprinkle it over something? If you sprinkle it over something, please do an instructable telling us about it.

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    Thanks for the comment. It is more of a side dish really.