Food For Free - Collins Gem (Paperback)Richard Mabey (author)
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For nature lover who gets peckish, there is no better friend than this brilliantly clear foraging field guide, introducing over a hundred edible wild foods together with mouth-watering recipes and interesting history.
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
This is the perfect pocket guide for aspiring foragers. Over 100 edible plants are listed, fully illustrated and described, together with recipes and other fascinating details on their use throughout the ages.
Practical advice on how to pick along with information on countryside laws and regulations on picking wild plants helps you to plan your foray with a feast in mind.
This is the ideal book for both nature lovers and cooks keen to enjoy what the countryside has to offer.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 140 g
Dimensions: 117 x 82 x 15 mm
Edition: New edition
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“A beautiful and fascinating read”
I'll start with an admission: this is not the sort of book I usually read and I haven't read the previous edition so can't compare it to that.
However I am so pleased I have received this book. I got it... More
“Very interesting and practical. Great book!”
Not only is it a brilliant reference book with lots of pictures and detailed descriptions, but it is also a very interesting and enjoyable read. Also I liked that the book included recipes you could try.
“A survivalist's dream.”
This is a fantastic edition of Collins' Food for Free. It's easily pocket size and has a nice plastic water-proof (or at least splash-proof) cover to it. Ideal for use in the great outdoors. The book looks... More
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