My version of Fiddlehead salad

I haven’t had Paku salad in more than four years so I was eyeing the fiddlehead ferns at my mom’s garden for months. However, she said no; she planted the ferns for an ornamental purpose and not for a gastronomic whim. Awww…. When market day came, she bought two bundles of fiddleheads from her “suki” greengrocer. Though there are…

Fiddlehead unfolding

This is a macro shot of the shoot of a young black tree-fern (Cyathea medullaris) growing near the dog pen. It was just a fiddle-head yesterday and this morning, it slowly unfolds its leaf-like structure. It would take years for this frond to become mature; that is, the trunk would be black covered hexagonal stipe…