Nettle Leaf Salad

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Appears in
Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

By Zuza Zak

Published 2021

  • About

Often, I am hit with a wave of inspiration when I least expect it. Like when people I’ve never met come up to me and start telling me their food stories. When I was on TV once, the sound engineer came up to me and began describing a fermented rye and wild mushroom soup his grandma used to make. At a book signing, an elderly lady started reminiscing about a braised nettle salad she used to eat during her childhood in Lithuania. At such times, rather than scrambling for a notepad, I just try