2. In a large pot or sink wash the fiddleheads throughly under cold water to remove any dirt, debris or nastys. Discard water and wash 2 or 3 more times. Draining and discarding the dirty water with each wash.
5. Add the fiddleheads, salt and pepper and stir to mix. Let cook for about 3 miunutes to soften and take on the garlicky goodness. Transfer to a bowl with a generous squeeze of lemon over top and serve hot.