purslane


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purslane

portulacaoleracea.
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Wash, clean and pick off the leaves of the purslane.
You can actually taste this trick this summer by nibbling a purslane leaf at night and then another one in the afternoon.
Common Purslane, Little Hogweed; Ditch in old-field along SR 32; Infrequent but locally abundant; C = 0; BSUH 18741.
in the window planter, arrange purslane and sundew to catch the
Built in the 1920s, the historic restaurant serves fine-dining options like seared wild salmon served with a cucumber broth, purple potatoes, purslane, pickled onions and horseradish creme--which happens to be owner Margo Provost's top pick.
With succulent leaves that have a crunchy, almost greenbean like quality, purslane is rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids--a 2011 study in the International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism found that supplementing a diet with purslane reduced adults' total cholesterol and raised levels of "good" HDL cholesterol.
Contrary to common belief, the meat doesn't taste of salt or seaweed: instead it has gentle hints of the coastal flora, from glasswort to sea purslane, samphire and sea lavender.
Rather than saving it for the salad bowl, most gardeners weed out purslane for the compost heap.
Dine on such dishes as braised sea bass with raw zucchini salad, bulgur salad with sour cherries, tamarind and dried-eggplant dolma, dried eggplant dumplings with yogurt sauce, grilled octopus with purslane and grilled eggplant salad.
Fucoidan and purslane extract support adult stem cells, which are important in cellular rejuvenation and renewal, and help to maintain a healthy immune system.