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Zero Waste Carrot Top Pesto

Daucus carota subsp. SativusCommonly known as carrot.

Family: Apiaceae.

Genus: Daucus.

Species: D. carota.

We always strive to find new ways to be more sustainable in our lifestyle and so when my mother-in-law gave us some carrots from her garden with their beautiful tops, I immediately started…

Nordic Foraging: Nettle

Urtica dioicaKnown as common nettle, stinging nettle or stinger.

Family: Urticaceae.

Genus: Urtica.

Species: U. dioica.

Of all the wild herbs, nettle has to be my favorite of them all. It is something very familiar to me, that I’ve eaten since childhood. In our garden we left on purpose a little…