Wild Food : A Complete Guide for Foragers
About the book
'I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some twenty years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspired me then and it inspires me now' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal Wild food is all around us, growing in our hedgerows and fields, along river banks and seashores, even on inhospitable moorland. In Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix's Wild Food, hundreds of these plants are clearly identified, with colour photography and a detailed description. This definitive guide also gives us fascinating information on how our ancestors would have used the plant as well as including over 100 more modern recipes for delicious food and drinks. From berries, herbs and mushrooms to wild vegetables, salad leaves, seaweed and even bark, this book will inspire you to start cooking with nature's free bounty.
"I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some 20 years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspired me then and it inspires me now." Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal, author, The River Cottage Meat Book"
Roger Phillips Biography
In 1975 Roger Phillips began his life's major work of photographing and publishing pictures of the world's garden plants. He set out to develop an encyclopedic collection of books to show the difference between plants as diverse as mosses, roses and annuals. His first book, Wild Flowers of Britain (1977), was a huge success, selling 400,000 copies in the first year. He has since written numerous additional volumes (often with his co-author Martyn Rix) selling over six million copies worldwide. Roger has written and presented two major six-part TV series on gardening (BBC & Channel 4). Famed for his ebullient personality and garish red glasses, he has become a well-recognized figure in the world of gardening. Martyn Rix is a leading botanist, plant collector, gardener, independent botanical advisor and writer. Rix has traveled throughout the world to collect and photograph wild plants. He and award-winning photographer Roger Phillips have collaborated on over twenty-five books such as Roses and Vegetables. Martyn Rix also works at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew as editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine. ... Read full biography
|Languages:||| English ||
|Edition Statement:||Revised, Updated|
|Publication date:||Feb. 1, 2016|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|