Oxalis spp.Wood Sorrel • In the Kitchen

Leaves, stem and flowers can be eaten raw; disintegrates readily when cooked. A distinct lemony flavor, the plant can also be used in a refreshing drink. Add to salads, soups, sauces, garnishes for meat, fish and poultry, dressings, vinaigrettes and spreads.


Wood Sorrel Foam


  • Butter
  • Leeks, sliced
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes, diced
  • Stock • Salt
  • White Pepper
  • Wood Sorrel
  • Whipping Cream
  • 2% Milk


  • Sauté butter
  • Add sliced leeks
  • Sweat until tender
  • Add diced potatoes
  • Add stock
  • Simmer for 30 minutes
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Refrigerate until cool
  • Add Wood Sorrel
  • Add cream & milk
  • Blend with blender
  • Strain with a China cap

The soup will develop some foam on top
Serve cold in your favorite shot glass
Garnish with sorrel leaves, flower

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