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A Taste of the Wild

Recipes for 40 common foraged plants from across Canada – drinks, desserts, mains and more

by (author) Blanche Pownall Garrett

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Apr 2022
General, Natural Foods
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2022
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The edible bounty of Canada’s fields, forests, marshes and mountainsides are illuminated by Blanche Pownall Garrett in this classic Canadian cookbook.

Offering a wonderful array of cooking possibilities, this book includes more than 160 recipes using forty common, wild and edible plants, found from coast to coast.

Organized by season, with multiple recipes for each featured plant, each section provides information about where to find each plant along with full-colour photography to aid in identification, and a detailed text description.

The selection of recipes offer a wide variety of new culinary adventures for every kind of occasion and chef — preserves, syrups, candies, soups, salads, appetizers, main dishes, dessert, and even wines.

Originally published in 1975, this new edition of this classic cookbook features full-colour photos and updated recipes.

About the author

Blanche Pownall Garrett is the author of A Taste of the Wild and Canadian Country Preserves and Wines and was a contributing editor of a cooking column in Outdoor Canada. She lived in Goderich, ON.

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