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Food For Free

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Well, actually it was this book and some friends in the UK that worked in tandem, but this book kept me going even when the friends weren't there to guide me. at you've gathered Not only contains informative information on free food in the wild, it also gives you recipes and uses, for wh. Beautifully illustrated and written, ‘Food for Free’ will inspire you to take more notice of the natural harvest that surrounds us, learn how to make use of it and conserve it for future generations. Neat little reference book to have about when delving into some woodland in the hope of finding wild food, particularly in the UK. kg); 192pp; Index; Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey; Cover art by Marjorie Blamey; Contains: Colour plates [8]; Appendix; ISBN: 0-002-19060-5

The book is on my shelves and will be carefully packed and posted from the pastoral paradise of Peasedown St. It's a shame this guide doesn't include pictorial summaries, for example: the identification of berries or leaves/barks of trees, which would have been incredibly useful as a quick method of identification when faced with something completely unknown. Marjorie Netta Blamey MBE was an English painter and illustrator, particularly noted for her botanical illustrations for which she was described as "the finest living botanical illustrator", "the best contemporary botanical illustrator" and "the top illustrator in Europe" in reviews around the world. 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. Mabey catalogues and details the edible roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruits of all-but-forgotten common plants.To access your ebook(s) after purchasing, you can download the free Glose app or read instantly on your browser by logging into Glose. Richard Mabey’s fully-revised text will be accompanied by stunning photographs, new recipes and a wealth of practical information on collecting, cooking and preparing.

Illustrated throughout with stunning colour photographs this fully-revised edition of a Collins bestseller explains the best ways to make use of the foods we can find in the wild. The historical information referring to war, Roman occupation and Victorian eating habits is fascinating.There is also practical advice on how to pick plus the countryside laws and regulations on picking wild plants. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a small nick to the head of the lower panel at the join.

It's gone through several editions since its first publication, the most recent one being in 2003, and now it's on kindle, with photos replacing the coloured drawings.

He has narrated and produced popular BBC television and radio series, and has written for the Guardian, Granta, and other publications. It was a surprise to see just how small this book is but on reflection, it can be carried around and referred to much easier than I thought. The Collins Gem series of books are a fantastic addition to any outdoor enthusiasts library, they are a perfect size for slipping in your pocket or bergan for a day or longer in the field.

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