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Samphire – Poor Man’s Asparagus

Samphire – Poor Man’s Asparagus

March 13th, 2007  | Category: Turkish Cuisine, Vegetarian


"Half-way down / Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade!" Shakespeare, King Lear. The pickled version of this herb with the funny nickname was once so popular (and salable) that men risked their necks to collect it from the rocks. Hence the reference to the danger involved in collecting it. Samphire originated in the shores of Great Britain and northern Europe and grows in rocky salt-sprayed regions of the ...

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