Is Japanese knotweed driving you wild? Don’t curse it – cook it

Alys Fowler has suggested we eat our way out of our problem with this invasive weed: sweet, savoury or in vodka, here are five ways to enjoy it

The scourge of homes and gardens, Japanese knotweed is pernicious and incredibly invasive, so much so that it needs to be disposed of carefully either at a landfill site or by burning.

But at the Hay literary festival in Wales on Tuesday, the former Gardeners’ World presenter Alys Fowler said that knotweed was delicious and that instead of destroying it, we should “eat it into submission”. The taste is bitter like rhubarb; its juicy, hollow, red and freckled stalks can can be used in savoury and sweet dishes.

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