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Wild Food

Nature's Harvest: How to Gather, Cook and Preserve

By (photographer) Evan Doyle
Format: Hardback
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd, Dublin, Ireland
Published: 11th Feb 2013
Dimensions: w 133mm h 204mm d 23mm
Weight: 450g
ISBN-10: 1847174671
ISBN-13: 9781847174673
Barcode No: 9781847174673
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.

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this attractive book will find an eager readership -- Books Ireland a practical month-to-month guide to foraging -- Metro Herald eminently useable * Metro Herald * it's a must have for any wanna-be forager -- Irish Examiner 'the year is punctuated by its wild bounty and this neat little hardbacked book will help you to make the most of it' -- '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' -- 'a pleasingly straightforward and homely approach' -- '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' -- 'an attractive book, and tough enough to stand a lot of bashing around both the glovebox and the kitchen' -- 'it would be hard to imagine a more timely publication' -- 'just the inspiration you need to go wild and take to the countryside' -- Image Magazine 'an excellent book ... a really good gift' -- 'beautifully produced and illustrated' -- Ireland's Own 'set to become a kitchen companion for years to come' -- Irish Country Magazine 'jam-packed with tasty and simple recipes' -- Irish Country Magazine 'great reference guide and one recommended for the kitchen bookshelf in every Irish home' -- 'an eye-opener for the beginner and a treat for the experienced forager who'll really appreciate the fine-tuned wild food recipes' -- 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 -- Women's Fitness Magazine a brilliant book, with really good recipes and excellent photographs -- Books Ireland 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 -- [the book is] small enough to fit in your bag and tote with you when you foray into foraging -- the perfect marriage between food writer Biddy White Lennon and her good friend and colleague Evan Doyle -- Page 156 - Wild Bilberry Cheesecake Muffins ... buy this book - if for nothing else - this recipe -- if you intend to forage I'd highly recommend you acquire this book -- the concise photographs of ripe ingredients make the book a point of reference that you'll return to again and again -- a starting point for going foraging -- this year's must-have home-grown cookbook -- Irish News in this combined field guide to edible native plants and cookbook, the reader will discover the delicious native foods of Ireland -- Chicago Botanic Garden a great guide -- Irish Times the kind of book that sparks new ideas from things that have been there forever -- Irish Examiner best-selling Wild Food -- Irish Country Magazine