Spring Salad with Common Sorrel, Dandelion, Lime Tree Leaf and Sow Thistle

Spring salad with sorrel and lime tree leaf

In a single foraging trip you can pick a variety of salad leaves: this recipe combined raw and cooked ingredients with different textures and flavours.


lime tree leaves

sow thistle tops

dandelion leaves

common sorrel (dock leaves)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pinch of salt

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar


Blanch the common sorrel, dandelion and sow thistle in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain off and add to a bowl with the lime tree leaves, oil, vinegar and salt and serve immediately.