Fiddleheads: All About These Funny-Looking Vegetables Video

Fiddleheads are the young furled fronds of an ostrich fern. They got their curious name because of their uncanny resemblance to a particular part of a violin.

Before the frond has opened, it’s harvested and consumed as a leafy vegetable. Its flavor is similar to asparagus, and with some impressive nutritional content to boot!

Growing in the wild, fiddleheads have long been a part of traditional nutrition in different civilizations around the world. Watch the video to find out why they may find a place in your diet as well. Don’t forget to share the video with your friends!