oyster plant—vegetable oyster—salsify, is one of the most delightful vegetables.
A little cream is required to develop the flavor of oyster plant.
One cup of oyster plant with the water in which it was cooked is a great improvement.
Fill with oyster plant in cream sauce, sprinkle with crumbs and chopped parsley.
When boiling, thicken and add corn, oyster plant and cream, with salt.
When very fresh, oyster plant will cook in 10 m., but late in the season it often requires a half hour.
Do not put everything through the colander, (celery and oyster plant, never).
The flavor of the oyster plant is in the water, so there should always be some liquid left to form part of the sauce.
For pulp, grind about three bunches of oyster plant through the medium cutter of a food chopper.
Parsnips, and salsify, (or oyster plant) may be fried in butter according to the above directions.