Foods for free, to enjoy fresh, or preserved for cooking with creative recipes all year round, or given as gifts from your kitchen.
Wild Food reveals the secrets of how to indentify, pick, preserve and cook the wild foods that grow in our hedgerows, woodlands, hillsides or seashore.
Foraging through the seasons: nettle, wild garlic, dillisk, carrageen, sea beet, samphire, sorrel, elderflower, hawthorn, sea lettuce, wild strawberries, bilberries, chanterelle, field mushrooms, blackberries, cep, damson, rowanberries, crab apple, herbs, elderberry, rose hips, hazelnut and sloe.
Also included are 60 delicious recipes, both traditional favourites and current specialities at Strawberry Tree Restaurant.
best-selling Wild Food
the kind of book that sparks new ideas from things that have been there forever
a great guide
in this combined field guide to edible native plants and cookbook, the reader will discover the delicious native foods of Ireland
this year’s must-have home-grown cookbook
a starting point for going foraging
the concise photographs of ripe ingredients make the book a point of reference that you’ll return to again and again
if you intend to forage I’d highly recommend you acquire this book
Page 156 – Wild Bilberry Cheesecake Muffins … buy this book – if for nothing else – this recipe
the perfect marriage between food writer Biddy White Lennon and her good friend and colleague Evan Doyle
[the book is] small enough to fit in your bag and tote with you when you foray into foraging
in this combination field guide and cookbook, Irish writer Biddy White Lennon and chef Evan Doyle focus on the wild foods commonly found in Ireland. From hedgerow to seashore, they share advice for when and how to forage, where to look, how to pick, how to prepare, and how to preserve. This is primarily a book for people living in or traveling to Ireland, but those who are interested in foraging culture around the world might also enjoy it
a brilliant book, with really good recipes and excellent photographs
you want to upgrade your diet but can't afford to fork out for organic food, this inspiring field guide book is for you ... a totally inspiring read that will shake up your menus on the cheap
'an eye-opener for the beginner and a treat for the experienced forager who’ll really appreciate the fine-tuned wild food recipes'
'great reference guide and one recommended for the kitchen bookshelf in every Irish home'
'jam-packed with tasty and simple recipes'
'set to become a kitchen companion for years to come'
'beautifully produced and illustrated'
'an excellent book … a really good gift'
'just the inspiration you need to go wild and take to the countryside'
'it would be hard to imagine a more timely publication'
'an attractive book, and tough enough to stand a lot of bashing around both the glovebox and the kitchen'
'having guided you to the best wild foods to gather throughout the year, there’s a goodly quotient of recipes to ensure you make the most of them when you get home'
'a pleasingly straightforward and homely approach'
'what sets this book apart from others covering similar territory is the passion shared by Biddy and Evan for their subject, and the way that they have - so appropriately - given it a special local Irish spin'
'the year is punctuated by its wild bounty and this neat little hardbacked book will help you to make the most of it'
it’s a must have for any wanna-be forager
a practical month-to-month guide to foraging
this attractive book will find an eager readership
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