The skillful forager : essential techniques for responsible foraging and making the most of your wild edibles / Leda Meredith.
- ISBN: 9781611804836
- ISBN: 1611804833
- Physical Description: xi, 284 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Roost Books, an imprint of Shambhala Publications, .
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
How to use this book -- The nuts and bolts of foraging -- Gearing up -- Which wild edible where and when -- All about the wild edibles -- Leaves -- Roots, tubers, rhizomes, and bulbs -- Shoots and stalks -- Flowers, pollen, and buds -- Fruit -- Seeds, nuts, and pods -- Bark and twigs -- Sap -- Mushrooms -- Seaweeds -- Getting the most out of your wild edibles -- Troubleshooting flavor fumbles -- Universal wild food recipes -- Preserving your wild edibles.
From harvesting skills that will allow you to gather from the same plant again and again to highlighting how to get the most out of each and every type of wild edible, trusted expert Leda Meredith explores the most effective ways to harvest, preserve, and prepare all of your foraged foods. Featuring detailed identification information for over forty wild edibles commonly found across North America, the plant profiles in this book focus on sustainable harvesting techniques that can be applied to hundreds of other plants. This indispensable reference also provides simple recipes that can help you make the most of your harvest each season.
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