Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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Method

Seakale is described in Gerard’s Herbal in 1597. He writes: ‘The sea colewert groweth naturally upon the bayche and brissies of the sea, where there is no earth to be seene, but sand and rowling pebble stones. I have found it growing between Whytstable and the Isle of Thanet neere the brincke of the sea and in many places neere Colchester and elsewhere by the sea-side.’ Cut off the root