Edible Wild Plants (The Wild Food Adventure)
Edible Wild Plants is a pictorial guide to edible plants that transports the reader into a world of new food possibilities. This is a genuinely useful new tool for the modern day forager, gardener, and food preparer. With today's needs and sensibilities in mind, this book reveals what wild foods are all about, showing dramatic evidence of their potential for use, and descr...more
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The author is well educated and knows his stuff. He’s incredibly engaging. He hunts for and eats wild foods and gives all the information needed for others to do the same. He’s v ...more
Well-photographed, well-explained, well-written- this is one for the permanent collection.
John Kallas grew up in a suburban neighbourhood where he spent much of his time practicing his outdoor skills and eating whatever wild foods he could find. In college, he pursued a science degree while taking courses in wilderness survival, nutrition and ...more
Plenty of pictures to help in identifying, and lots of recipe ideas that will help you on your creative-cooking way.
This book changed the way I look at the "weeds" around me. If Viggo would have had this book, he would not have had such a hard time of it on The Road.
John gives easy to understand descriptions (as well as high quality color photos) of the different stages of plant growth along with times to harvest for best edibility and the choicest parts to gather. The same detail is given for plants that resemble the target species so you can be sure you are picking the right plant. ...more
The recipes provided are delicious and easy to make. He doesn't try to be the "be a ...more