Last week when I was cleaning my garden, I put and collected some varieties of weeds from the garden.
Then I boiled it for the dinner.
He was very impressed with the taste of weeds.
So, he proposed to upload edible weeds theme for the series this month.
Of course I agreed.
Now... please enjoy the series.
This is one of my favorite weed.
The taste is so special.
Legetang is a preferred vegetable in Java for eaten raw or boiled.
The flowers and leaves are little bitter spicy used to treat ulcers of the mouth and tooth ache.
This weed like damp and wet areas, though can also live in a drier.
In environmental fields, a river, or a muddy garden.
This plant is expected to come from Brazil and the Caribbean.
This weed is not a troublesome, but a healthy weed.
Both Flowers and leaves are used as medicine.
This plant in Indonesia is known as jotang or jocong leutik.
Generally known as the Marsh Para Cress
In my hometown, this weeds is often sold in traditional markets along with other weeds, and known by the name 'Kluban sawah' or 'Sawahan'.
Some variety of weeds are tied in a single bunch, then sold.
Next, we will talk more about the other edible weeds from my home garden.
Enjoy your weed...