About the author
Fiona Bird is a mother of six (mostly boys) and a BBC Masterchef finalist. She has spent years cooking with children and her collection of recipe cards, Kids’ Kitchen was published in 2009. Fiona divides her time between Angus and South Uist, on the Outer Hebrides where her husband is a GP. She forages en famille as a way of life and her favourite place is in her kitchen. You are more likely to find her wearing purple welly boots than Jimmy Choo heels.
The author is based in Scotland, UK.
The Forager’s Kitchen is a wonderful compendium of recipes and advice that will bring the scents, tastes, and colors of the great outdoors to your dinner table.
Foraging may be the latest food trend, but it is a pastime that passionate cooks have long enjoyed. And as The Forager’s Kitchen demonstrates, foraging can result in some truly scrumptious dishes! Written by Fiona Bird, a tenacious forager who has been gathering food for many years, The Forager’s Kitchen will show you that you can eat off the land wherever you live. Whether you live in a large city, in open countryside, or by the coast, you will find more ingredients growing in the wild than you could imagine. With a little bit of expert knowledge and some handy tips to guide your fingers, you’ll learn the best spots and seasons to find your favorite foods, for free!
Then, once you have brought your bounty home, there are more than 100 simple recipes for you to try. From carrot and clover cake to wild berry and herb marshmallows, you’ll never look at the outdoors in the same way again.