Eat It, Cooking Foraged Food Gathered Around New Zealand
|By||Michael Daly and Teresa McIntyre|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||280 x 215 x 15|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Gardening / Specialized gardening methods / Natural & wild gardening|
Foraging for wild foods is gaining momentum around the country. Community groups are being created, there are dedicated foraging websites and articles in foodie and lifestyle magazines. People are more and more keen to eat organic and local fresh food and this book makes it apparent that there is plenty available for free in our own backyard.
Divided according to edible weeds, food foraged from the fields, forest and seashore and a pantry section, Michael Daly provides identification notes and recipes that demonstrate the use of wild foods in everyday cooking. He promotes the health-giving, nutritional benefits of foraging, using wild ingredients to add flavour and zest to the recipes. From Chickweed and Potato Samosas to Wild Mock Strawberry and Passionfruit Tartlets, there is plenty of opportunity to experiment with new ways to incorporate wild foods in your cooking.
Colour photographs identify each food, and safety guidelines highlight the care that must be taken when gathering wild foods.