Once in a while, I see it in the wet market and it looks so fresh that I am always tempted to buy. This morning, my son and I did our twice a month marketing and saw it, there were just four bundles on sale, I bought two and we had it for lunch along with lumpiang shanghai.
Locally, fiddlehead ferns are called pako. They are wild and nutritious greens which you can make into salads or cooked in coconut cream. Either way, they taste wonderful. Here’s the simplest way to prepare this delicious treat. I just blanched it then topped it with fresh tomatoes, red onions, strips of fresh ginger and sautéed ground pork.