Southeast Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Angelica to Wild Plums

Chris Bennett (Author)
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Description

"This is the ultimate guide, and Chris is the undisputed heavyweight champion of foraging in the South." --Sean Brock, author of Heritage and chef of McCradys, Minero, and Husk

The Southeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Chris Bennett as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Southeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
April 22, 2015
Pages
296
Dimensions
6.4 X 0.8 X 8.9 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781604694994
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About the Author

Chris Bennett is a forager, writer, cheesemonger, and trained chef. He has worked with top chefs around the Southeast providing unique ingredients to the area's best restaurants. He has been featured in Birmingham Magazine, Cooking Light, Garden & Gun, Discover St. Clair, and The Hot and Hot Fish Club Cookbook. He is a frequent speaker, and was selected as one of Southern Living magazine's "50 Innovators Changing the South."

Reviews

"A fabulous field guide to sustainable, adventurous eating down South." --Library Journal

"I've been waiting years for this book. This is the ultimate guide, and Chris is the undisputed heavyweight champion of foraging in the South." --Sean Brock, author of Heritage and chef of McCradys, Minero, and Husk

"Chris Bennett is a thoughtful and expert southern chef who knows his wild plants. This book will open a new world to beginning foragers and will make an already rich regional food culture even richer." --Hank Shaw, James Beard Award-winning author of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

"A wonderful reference for anyone with an interest in foraging. . . . may spark an unrealized fascination." --Smith Mountain Laker