08 May 2014


Mâche, French name of the edible salad green Valerianella locusta, also known as corn salad and lamb's lettuce....

Look: Often sold still planted in a pot of soil, Mâche has a long, white stem and small oval-shaped leaves.

Taste: This less common but delicious green is very mild and slightly sweet.

Nutrition Factor: Mâche is thought to be very high in vitamin C as lettuce, beta-carotene and B vitamins.

Fun Fact: A more common name for Mâche is corn salad which refers to the fact that it often grew as a weed in wheat fields.

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