The Forager’s Dinner: Finding, harvesting, and preparing Newfoundland & Labrador’s edible plants

Description

Join professional forager Shawn Dawson on a guided tour of the forests, fields, bogs, barrens, cliffsides and shorelines of Newfoundland. Along the way, you’ll learn to identify more than 50 edible plants—including trees, weeds, berries, and fruit—and how and when to harvest them sustainably.

This is a must-have book for anyone interested in food security, eating locally, and cooking with the freshest possible ingredients. Hundreds of full-colour photographs make Forager’s Dinner a gorgeous and insightful journey into the natural bounty that surrounds us.

Dawson also provides plenty of ideas for preparing and preserving what you pick. Also included are recipes featuring locally sourced wild food from more than a dozen of Newfoundland’s best-known chefs.

Author Bio

Shawn Dawson

Shawn Dawson makes his living from searching the Newfoundland wilderness for edible mushrooms, seaweeds, berries, molluscs, weeds, herbs, and teas. Shawn is a walking, talking field manual of what to look for a where to find it.

Favourite saying: Eat your weeds.

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