Posted by: Naomi Baltuck | September 5, 2018

Dandelions and Other Foreigners — Writing Between the Lines

A friend said to Hodja Nasruddin, “Look at all these dandelions! I’ve tried pulling them, poisoning them, starving them, digging them out by the root. Nothing works. I am at my wit’s end!” “That’s a shame,” said the Hodja. “They are not a problem for me.” “Really? Please tell me your secret, my friend!” “It […]

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  1. In Italian, it is lion’s tooth too, “dente di leone”, whereas in Slovenian it is “regrat”, meaning nothing, but when young its leaves are most excellent in salad with warm potatoes, boiled eggs, garlic and pumpkin seed oil. Yum!

    • That sounds really good! I would love to try that out.


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