Fiddlehead Fern Recipes

How to Prep Fiddleheads

Blanching fiddlehead ferns allows them to be frozen better or used in quick-cooking preparations (en papiotte, sautéed, etc) where they wouldn’t otherwise have enough time to cook. Directions:  1.  Trim the brown parts off the cut ends. 2.  Discard any
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Sauteed Fiddlehead Ferns

Sally, a MarxFoods.com customer from Maryland, was kind enough to share this great recipe for wild fiddleheads. Sally’s Sauteed Fiddlehead Ferns Recipe by Sally Alexander For 2 lbs of Fiddlehead Ferns –  Serves 6 Render 1/2 lb of pancetta, cubed,
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Porcinis, Butter & Green Vegetable

Porcinis, Butter & Green Vegetable This side dish is simple and shows off the richness of wild porcinis, which can be paired with almost any green vegetable. We happened to have fiddlehead ferns on hand. Fiddleheads are very tender and
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Striped Bass en Papillote

Striped Bass en Papillote with Morels & Fiddleheads Baking en papillote is a tasty, lower fat cooking method (you can even omit the tablespoon of butter in this recipe) that really works well with fish. Drink Pairings: Chablis or Greco
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Risotto with Morels & Fiddleheads

Brian from A Thought For Food won our 2010 Morel Recipe Challenge and is back with a victory lap and guest post.    ———– Ever since I learned that I’d be receiving 2lbs of fresh morel mushrooms, I’ve spent a lot of time
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Pan Roasted Sturgeon

Pan Roasted Sturgeon with Sautéed Fiddleheads, Morels and Bacon Braised Lentils Eating sturgeon doesn’t have to mean eating smoked fish or caviar. It’s actually a delicious white-fleshed fish, well suited to pan roasting. We’ve paired it here with morels, fiddlehead
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