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Salicornia europaea or glasswort is a halophytic annual dicot which grows in various zones of intertidal salt marshes. Salicornia europaea is highly edible, either cooked or raw. In England, it is one of several plants known as samphire (see also rock samphire). Samphire is usually cooked, either steamed or microwaved, and then coated in butter or olive oil.
Teucrium polium is a perennial and aromatic plant with an amazing and strong sausage smell ! The aromatic foliage was commonly used for salads or soft cheese. In Morocco, this plant was also used in traditional medicine. Very decorative, this plant produces yellow flowers in early summer. Easy to grow, Teucrium polium appreciates dry, well drained soil. Hardy plant to -18 ° C.
Angelica keiskei, commonly known under the Japanese name of Ashitaba is a not frost tender perennial plant from the angelica genus with an average growth height of 50–120 cm. Traditionally it is seen as a major contributor to the supposedly healthier, extended lives of the local residents, something that may be based on its substantial levels of vitamins.
Cheesy plant from Alsagarden® is an edible plant belonging to the same family as the coffee tree (Rubiaceae). Native to Asia, this rare plant has the unusual flavor of cheese is often used as a vegetable in Vietnamese cuisine and also possess medicinal properties.