Foraging

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Author(s): Mark Vorderbruggen
Series: Idiot's Guides
Original Publish Date: Apr 12, 2016
Product Number: EB00665586
Released: Apr 12, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781465450487
Publisher: Alpha
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Description

Find edible plants anywhere in North America! Foraged delicacies have become the latest foodie obsession. Wild edibles collected by professional foragers are proliferating on the plates of top-tier restaurants because they offer novel and ultra-fresh sensations for the tongue, and they frequently taste more flavorful than farmed foods. For people seeking new food experiences and wanting to forage for themselves, Idiot's Guides: Foraging shows how to find wild edibles and when and how to harvest them. Includes over 30 tasty recipes that describe how to prepare these wild foods. - Includes common plants all across North America. - Covers positive plant identification. - Multiple large, full-color photos identify each plant (including the mature plant, how it looks at various stages of growth, and how it looks at the right stage of growth for harvesting). - Each entry gives facts on the plant's habitat, physical properties, which parts are edible, harvesting sustainability, preparation, storage, and poisonous look-alikes. -More than 30 delicious recipes. -Includes range maps and charts that list plants by habitat and by season.

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