Welcome to week 1! This week, MimoMex Farm has provided us with garlic, sweet peas, garlic scapes, salad mix, cilantro, scallions, spinach and arugula.
Two of this week’s recipe’s focus on garlic, and not just any garlic: Spring Garlic (Green Garlic) and Garlic Scapes. Green garlic is the young garlic plant, harvested before it is mature. Garlic scapes are the seed pod, which the plant sends up when the plant reaches 2-3 feet tall. Both are milder than storage garlic. Spring garlic and garlic scapes can be eaten fresh or cooked and can be used in any dish that calls for garlic. [Read more...]