A revised and expanded edition of the popular Pacific Northwest foraging cookbook from Deerholme Farm on Vancouver Island.
The Deerholme Foraging Cookbook is an exploration of the wild foods found in the Pacific Northwest. Award-winning chef and author Bill Jones’s recipes feature local mushrooms, edible plants, sea vegetables, and shellfish. The product of over twenty years of research and professional cooking with foraged foods, the book serves as an introduction to the world of wild food and contains identification and sourcing information, harvesting and preparation tips, and more than 100 delicious recipes featuring wild foods. The recipe list includes techniques for preserving food and covers basic pantry preparations, appetizers, soups, salads, and desserts, as well as meat, seafood, and vegetable dishes.
Linking to traditional uses for wild foods and future possibilities for our diet and wellbeing, as well as enhancing our appreciation of the environment around us, The Deerholme Foraging Cookbook is richly enhanced by the author’s photography of wild foods and dishes, and his own foraging stories. The recipes are global in influence and use simple techniques woven together with expert knowledge to create delicious, wholesome homemade food.