samphire

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Synonyms for samphire

fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers

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Rock samphire is found on many shorelines and cliffs throughout Europe, and marsh samphire - the one we use - grows in muddy salt marshes by the sea and we get ours picked by our fishmonger up in Fleetwood.
He said gathering ingredients such as rock samphire, have made him question his chosen occupation.
Having played with the rock samphire I ended up cooking it quite crispy.
There is also rock samphire that, as the name suggests, grows on the rocks at the seaside, with fleshly flat leaves of a grey-green colour.
MONKFISH & SERRANO HAM WITH MARSH SAMPHIRE ROSTIS AND ROCK SAMPHIRE FRITTERS (Serves 4) For the Monkfish: ?
Not to be confused with the much less common rock samphire, it is a fleshy-leaved plant, with a flavour I liken to 'salty cucumber', and easy to use - just pick off the woody stems, wash well and heat through in the sauce or gravy.