I am always delighted when I see one of your articles published. The food plants that you write about are usually varieties that I have never seen, or even heard of. I certainly would never have looked at some of them and thought it was food.
Schwarzwurzel, for example. I look at the picture of those black roots and wonder how hungry and desperate the first person to ever try eating them must have been. Their black color would have scared me off.
Brenda, black roots are bad enough, but your hands turning purple when you scrape them is really weird.
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