100 recipes & folklore of nature's harvest
Wild and Free is the classic guide to wild herbs, plants and fruits with tips and advice on harvesting, drying and preserving easy to find wild foods. The book contains 100 recipes for jams, soups, desserts, syrups, liqueurs and wines all printed with related Irish folklore and original illustrations. There is also a month by month guide on what needs doing and when throughout the year.
This book was first published in 1978 and has just been republished with a new introduction by wild food and foraging blogger and author Sally McKenna. Wild food grows abundantly everywhere around us and this book is a great place to start if you are interested in edible plants and wild food recipes. Wild & Free is the perfect gardening gift.