Salmon Steaks with Fiddleheads

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North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

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New Brunswick is blessed with both salmon, thanks to skilful measures of conservation, and a good supply of the fiddlehead fern, Pteretis nodulosa. Fiddlehead is really the name for the young fronds, the whole plant being known as the ostrich fern. The tops of the fronds are tightly curled and resemble the end of a violin or fiddle. This unusual vegetable, which also grows in New England, and as far south as Virginia, is available in canned and frozen form; but the season for having