Japanese parsely, Shephard’s purse, Jersey Cudweed, Common chickweed, Nipplewort, Turnip and daikon radish.
Notice weed too hah?
To be honest, January 7th is the only day out of 365 I see Shephard’s purse, Jersey Cudweed, Common chickweed and Nipplewort in my fridge. Might not even recognize them growing in the fields…
Nanakusa– Seven medicinal herbs, that help bring good health and longevity. Chop up all and light steam in the pot on top of savory porridge before serving. One of our New Years custom to prepare this meal for breakfast on the seventh morning to relax and heal the digestive system after days of festive celebration.
Can’t help but admire the wisdom and instrumental practices of our ancestors.
At the same time feel of awe and gratefulness to the miraculous fact we still have access to the nature they benefited from.