Author: Roger Phillips
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Release Date: 2014-07-28
Photographer and author Roger Phillips has compiled a wide-ranging, delectable guide to finding and cooking wild foods. Unlike other books that focus on foraging, Phillips gives detailed recipes and preparation instructions that are critical to cooking and enjoying wild foods. Phillips provides an appetizing and attractive selection of recipes using the many plants, mushrooms, and seaweeds that are edible. Photos help bring these possibilities to life. Recipes range from syrups and teas to main courses. As we are beginning to rediscover the deep nutritional value of wild foods, the missing ingredient until now has been a reliable guide to deploying these healthy, natural ingredients in the kitchen. The Wild Food Cookbook will admirably fill that niche.
Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook celebrates and reclaims the lost art of turning locally gathered wild plants into nutritious, delicious meals ? a traditional foodway long practiced by our ancestors but neglected in modern times. The book's beautiful, instructive botanical illustrations and enlightening recipes offer an adventurous and satisfying way to eat locally and seasonally. Readers will be able to identify, harvest, prepare, eat, and savor the wild bounty all around them. We share this project with you out of our long commitment to connecting with nature through food and art. The effort weaves together Dina?s 30 years of passionate investigations into wild-plant identification, foraging, and cooking with Wendy?s deft artistic skills honed over 15 years as a botanical illustrator. The result is an abundance of recipes and illustrations that explore creative ways to bring wild edibles into our lives. Part One of Foraging & Feasting serves as a visual guide, tracking 50 plants through their growing cycle. The images illustrate the culinary uses of wild plants at various seasons. Part Two contains easy-to-use references including Plant Chart Centerfolds and Seasonal Flow Charts. Part Three brings you into the kitchen; here you'll find more than 100 master recipes and countless variations formulated to help you easily turn wild plants into delectable salads, soups, beverages, meat dishes, desserts, and a host of other culinary delights. These recipes are not limited to wild ingredients; they can be used with cultivated ingredients as well, purchased or homegrown. Many of the recipes can be made to accommodate various dietary restrictions: gluten-free, casein-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and sugar-free. Among those who will find the book valuable are the health-conscious members of the Weston A Price Foundation, ever in search of nutrient-dense, traditional whole foods. Slow Food enthusiasts will appreciate how focusing on ancient, seas¬¬unusual edibles.
No one knows wild fruits, vegetables, and herbs more intimately than Wildman Steve Brill. In this book (formerly published in hardcover as The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook) Brill describes how he forages year-round for local, organic foods in New York City; he knows every food that grows in the wild, when each is at its peak, and how to best prepare it. His 500 recipes (among them Baked Wild Ravioli, Ramp Vichyssoise, Early Spring Stir-Fry, and Wisteria-Lime Ice Cream) combine the inventive with the familiar for delicious vegan meals.
Author: Wild at Heart
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Release Date: 2013-03-21
Genre: Business & Economics
Discover the wonders of wild food, from berries to fresh salad leaves to nuts and hips ; all of which are wonderful foods free on our doorstep. The authors behind the Wild at Heart company show you how to identify and cook a range of wild foods. How to use wild foods creatively in 100 easy recipes: from jams, jellies and chutneys to starters, main courses, cakes, puds, cocktails and cordials
Brill follows his Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (And Not So Wild) Places with this specialist volume aimed at cooking found and gathered produce. Stressing the need to forage safely and not eat any plant unless completely certain of its identification and that it's free of pesticides and herbicides, the author explains 'what makes wild food special' before describing methods of preparation and food types, winemaking and the wild food seasons. Main courses and desserts are intermingled so much so that it becomes hard to tell whether the ingredient is a main component or an enhancer. Filled with humorous anecdotes and small descriptions, almost every recipe relies on at least one foraged ingredient, though where possible Brill offers health store alternatives (while Monsieur Wildman's French Dressing calls for wild spearmint, he does suggest cultivated mint; unsweetened apple juice can be substituted for wild apples in Spiced Wild Apple Cider). In the end, the book will appeal to those who enjoy foraging in the wild as well as the vegetarian who is not only health- but also environmentally conscious.
Fresh and Wild is the hippest and most successful organic supermarket chain in the UK. Now organic cookery queen Ysanne Spevack has joined forces with Fresh and Wild to bring us a book packed with recipes using organic, healthy and adventurously unusual ingredients.
ReWild Your Health Cookbook is A Wild and Traditional Foods Cookbook Filled With Recipes & Meal Plans for Families, Athletes, Coaches, or Anyone Wanting a Healthier Body & Life. This book is designed for people who take their health seriously- not the casual cooker. The recipes are simple, but work best when your life is designed WITH them. Stop being an amateur with your food and become the architect of your health.
Full of data, charts, nutritional breakdowns, and a poisonous look-alike section, this guide discusses how to identify, gather, prepare, store, and enjoy an endlessly nutritious and renewable resource of wild, edible plants.
Author: Sergei Boutenko
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release Date: 2010-05-18
Cookbooks need not—indeed, should not—involve cooking, say the authors of this authoritative, beautifully illustrated book. And they should know. Sergei and Vayla Boutenko bring fifteen years’ experience to this collection of scrumptious, sophisticated recipes and comprehensive guide to the raw life. Fresh covers the whole range of recipes, including savory dishes, desserts, fermented foods, drinks, and wild foods. Techniques common to the recipes are introduced and clearly explained, including an inventory of uncommon fruits and how to handle and prepare them, as well as an immersion into the five basic flavors and the herbs, fruits, vegetables, and grains that help chefs bring out each flavor best. The authors introduce the three stages of adaptation to this lifestyle and provide a concise review of minimal equipment requirements and ideal appliance additions for the well-stocked raw kitchen. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Wild game and domestic meats are prepared in any of dozens of marinades and brines, then set in a smoke cooker to absorb the flavor of hickory, applewood, mesquite, chestnut, or maple smoke. Recipes are included for beef, pork, lamb, venison, chicken, turkey, duck, fish, shellfish, jerky, sausages, nuts, cheese, and even pasta. Lists sources for smoke cookers.