Spring is one of the most exciting times of the year to cook. If you’re interested in experimenting with some new produce, now is the time to do it. The farmers markets are literally filled with ingredients freshly foraged from flowering fields and wet woods. Fiddlehead ferns, ramps, and rhubarb are just a few of the limited-edition vegetables you’ll come across at local grocers. If you’ve never cooked with these ingredients, don’t be intimidated! They are just as easy to cook with as your favorite spring standbys. However, unlike asparagus, these vibrantly colored veggies won’t make anything smell funny after consumption! Ready to learn about the bounty of spring? Here are 10 unusual seasonal ingredients you need to try cooking with.
Below are culinary tools that will make cooking these spring vegetables a snap!
Have you cooked with any of these spring veggies? What is your favorite?