Urban Foraging – Amaranth

Amaranth is a common and highly nutritious weed easily recognised by its beautiful but rather peculiar nodding seed heads.
There are about 70 species of amaranth, all edible, and many of them have become successful colonisers (or weeds), making it a reliable food source in many cultures. Many of the species turn into tumbleweeds, helping the spread of the seed. Amaranth is eaten all around the world including South India, where it is known as kuppacheera; Greece (called vlita) and China (called yin choi)

Access Pip Magazine on your devices

Please subscribe or login to your account to view this content

 

[adsanity id="43677" align="aligncenter"/]

Shopping Cart

No products in the cart.