Concise Foraging Guide


Concise Foraging Guide Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 211 Language: English ISBN: 9781472984746 Categories: , , , , , , , , , Tag:

This practical pocket guide includes 200 edible fruits, nuts and seeds, flowers, greens and vegetables, herbs, roots, whole plants, fungi, seaweeds and shellfish that you can forage in the UK and Europe. Each species account includes accurate artworks and concise descriptions that will help you identify species in the field, as well as information on where species are found and ideas for using and cooking with them. The helpful introduction explains how to forage safely and legally, and outlines how to prepare and preserve your foraged foods, including how to make mead and jam, how to dry herbs and store mushrooms for later use, and how to prepare shellfish.

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A really handy overview to foraging - great for beginners or if you want to pop it into your pocket to reference during a walk. -- Megan Shersby * Discover Wildlife * [This guide] briefly covers identification and use of 194 species and has the great advantage of being genuinely pocket-sized and covered in protective plastic. * Morning Star *

Author Biography

Tiffany Francis-Baker is a writer, artist and environmentalist from the South Downs in Hampshire. With a mixed background in the arts, rural heritage and conservation, her work is fuelled by a love for the natural world and a passion for protecting it. She writes and illustrates for national publications and has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and Channel 4. Her first colour book Food You Can Forage was published in March 2018 and her nature narrative, Dark Skies, was published in September 2019.