Wild Edibles

Wild Edibles

A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes

Author: Sergei Boutenko

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Sergei Boutenko’s groundbreaking field guide to the art and science of foraging and preparing wild edible plants—includes 300+ photos of 60 plants

**An Amazon Editors’ Pick — Best Cookbooks, Food & Wine**

In Wild Edibles, Sergei Boutenko’s bestselling work on the art and science of live-food wildcrafting, readers will learn how to safely identify 60 delicious trailside weeds, herbs, fruits, and greens growing all around us. It also outlines basic rules for safe wild-food foraging and discusses poisonous plants, plant identification protocols, gathering etiquette, and conservation strategies. 
But the journey doesn’t end there.
Rooted in Boutenko’s robust foraging experience, botanary science, and fresh dietary perspectives, this practical companion gives hikers, backpackers, raw foodists, gardeners, chefs, foodies, DIYers, survivalists, and off-the-grid enthusiasts the necessary tools to transform their simple harvests into safe, delicious, and nutrient-rich recipes. Special features include:

  • 60 edible plant descriptions, most of them found worldwide
  • 300+ color photos that make plant identification easy and safe 
  • 67 tasty, high-nutrient plant-based recipes, including green smoothies, salads and salad dressings, spreads and crackers, main courses, juices, and sweets

For the wildly adventurous and playfully rebellious, Wild Edibles will expand your food options, providing readers with the inspiration and essential know-how to live more healthy (yet thrifty), more satisfying (yet sustainable) lives.

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ebook, audiobook, paperback

Release Date: 2013-07-16
Paperback 9781583946022
Ebook 9781583946275
Audiobook 9798889840374

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