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Recommended Wild Food Recipe Books

A number of people have asked me recently to recommend my favourite wild food recipe books. Here are my top picks…

1. NOMA: Time & Place In Nordic Cuisine

An absolutely beautiful and extraordinary book. Rene Redzepi takes you on a sensual journey to discover the essence of what ‘Noma’ stands for and represents at the cutting edge of wild food cuisine. He is taking the art of foraging into a whole new universe where epicurean delights await. A must.

 2. Irish Seaweed Kitchen

One of the best wild food recipe books to have come out in a long time. The photographs and recipes are absolutely superb, and this is one that needs to grace the shelves of any self respecting forager.

3. Cooking Weeds: Vegetarian Recipes

A good little recipe book that is one of the few books to offer the nutritional values of wild edible plants too.


4. Edible Wild Plants & Herbs: A Compendium Of Recipes & Remedies

Delightfully illustrated, with a good number of recipes that actually work.


 5. Wild Food

Roger Phillips classic photographic recipe book. Beautiful photos and some lovely recipes too.

About the Author Robin Harford

Robin is a forager and self-taught ethnobotanist. He specialises in wild edible plants and has been running foraging courses throughout the UK since 2008. He travels extensively documenting and recording the traditional and local uses of wild food plants in indigenous cultures.

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