Foraging - Mark Vorderbruggen PhD


Author: Mark Vorderbruggen PhD

  • Publication Date: 2016-04-12
  • Category: Nature


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.