Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt To Plate (The Wild Food Adventure Series, Book 1)

Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt To Plate (The Wild Food Adventure Series, Book 1) Author John Kallas
ISBN-10 1423601505
ISBN-13 9781423601500
Year 2010-06-11
Pages 416
Language English
Publisher Gibbs Smith
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Wild spinach about 7 feet tall and fully mature Well fed wild spinach is well branched and produces a huge quantity of seeds when mature The leaves are still edible at this stage but are reduced in quality taking on a somewhat off flavor According to research on other mature plants the leaves on these older plants retain most of their nutrients and phytochemicals as long as they are still green Left The author stands in for perspective 2006 Imagine what you could do with eighteen delicious new greens in your dining arsenal including purslane chickweed curly dock wild spinach sorrel and wild mustard John Kallas makes it fun and easy to learn about foods you ve unknowingly passed by all your life Through gorgeous photographs playful but authoritative text and ground breaking design he gives you the knowledge and confidence to finally begin eating and enjoying edible wild plants Edible Wild Plants divides plants into four flavor categories foundation tart pungent and bitter Categorizing by flavor helps readers use these greens in pleasing and predictable ways According to the author combining elements from these different categories makes the best salads This field guide is essential for anyone wanting to incorporate more natural and whole foods into their diet First ever nutrient tables that directly compare wild foods to domesticated greens are included Whether looking to enhance a diet or identify which plants can be eaten for survival the extensive information on wild foods will help readers determine the appropriate stage of growth and how to properly prepare these highly nutritious greens John Kallas is one of the foremost authorities on North American edible wild plants and other foragables He s learned about wild foods through formal academic training and over 35 years of hands on field research John has a doctorate in nutrition a master s in education and degrees in biology and zoology He s a trained botanist nature photgrapher writer researched and teacher In 1993 he founded the Institute for the Study of Edible Wild Plants and Other Foragables along with its educational branch Wild Food Adventures John s company is based in Portland Oregon where he offers regional workshops and multi day intensives on wild foods For more information see www wildfoodadventures com

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Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants Author John Kallas
ISBN-10 9781423616597
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 416