Monk's beard

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Monk’s beard

Monk’s beard is also called Barba di Frata , the Italian translation of monk’s beard. Monk’s beard has a delicious, salty taste and grows in salty marshes along the Mediterranean Sea.

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Origin

Monks beard grows in salty marshes along the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coast of Portugal. Many beach areas are disappeared here, making “barba di frata” quite rare nowadays.

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Monk's beard

How to store

You can keep monks beard in the fridge for about 1 week.

How to eat

Monks beard tastes a bit like spinach, but more saltier. You can eat the vegetables raw, baked or blanched.

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