Mild, Tender Mâche

Mâche, also known as lamb’s lettuce, corn salad, and field salad, is a supermild green, with the slightest nutty flavor, says Vetter. chefschickie finds it to be like spinach, but milder and more tender. Gio likes its mild, flowery, nonaggressive flavor, and notes that it’s easy to grow in a garden or in pots. “It looks a bit like a soft, small, edible jade plant,” says lagatta, who adds that you should be sure to wash it carefully and even soak it a bit, as it tends to come with a layer of fine sand adhered to it, even if it’s prebagged.

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