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Salicornia, aka Sea Beans, where to buy?


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Salicornia, aka Sea Beans, where to buy?

mandelabra | Aug 21, 2008 10:59 AM

Salicornia is a tasty little succulent plant that grows in salt marshes. Its flavor is reminiscent of a salty asparagus with maybe a little spinach thrown in. It's also known as picklewort, glasswort, sea beans or samphire. I had it in one of the most amazing and memorable salads I've ever had -- it was paired with quail eggs, mache and mulberries, if I'm remembering correctly. Has anyone seen it for sale anywhere -- farmer's markets, specialty stores, anywhere? Please help.

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