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Food For Free

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Well, actually it was this book and some friends in the UK that worked in tandem, but this book kept me going even when the friends weren't there to guide me. Beautifully illustrated, beautifully written and produced in a new, larger format 'Food for Free' is designed to inspire us to take more notice of what is around us, how we can make use of it and how we can conserve it for future generations.

Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate.Stinging nettles are a versatile ingredient and have high levels of Vitamin A and C, iron, and lots of protein! He has narrated and produced popular BBC television and radio series, and has written for the Guardian, Granta, and other publications. Over 100 plants are listed, fully illustrated and described, together with recipes and other fascinating information about their use throughout the ages. He won wide acclaim on the publication of the original Food for Free in 1972 - which has never been out of print since - and again with the publication of the full-colour edition in 1989.

A regular commentator on the radio and in the national press, he is also a Director of the arts and conservation charity Common Ground and Vice-President of the Open Spaces Society. Discover the joy of reading with us, your trusted source for affordable books that do not compromise on quality. This is the ideal book for both nature lovers and cooks keen to enjoy what the countryside has to offer.Food for Free (Collins gem) is a pocket-size version of Richard Mabey’s foraging revival classic, published in 1972. Over 100 edible plants are listed, fully illustrated and described, together with recipes and other fascinating details on their use throughout the ages. For all ebook purchases, you will be prompted to create an account or login with your existing HarperCollins username and password. Marjorie Netta Blamey MBE was an English painter and illustrator, particularly noted for her botanical illustrations for which she was described as "the finest living botanical illustrator", "the best contemporary botanical illustrator" and "the top illustrator in Europe" in reviews around the world. Practical advice on how to pick along with information on countryside laws and regulations on picking wild plants helps you to plan your foray with a feast in mind.

Each of the 240 types of fruit, nuts, flowers, seaweed, fungi and shellfish featured has its own field identification notes. I enjoyed being reminded that "the berry at the tip of the stalk is the first to ripen and is the sweetest and fattest of all. Collins Gem version: colour photos, how and when to pick guidance, pleasant old and new recipes for those who’d like to sample natures produce unpackaged, unprocessed and generally not meddled with. This book is a great starting point for beginners like us who have no idea what grows when or what is edible.The calendar for growing seasons is incredibly handy as it gives you an overview of when to expect wild food to appear. This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use.

White background to cover illustrations is age-discoloured, with a few marks; creases to front cover corner and up the middle of the back cover. For example, I knew that rosehips Rosa canina contain 20 times more vitamin C than oranges but did not know that in 1941 the Ministry of Health in Britain distributed rosehip syrup to families.Ebooks fulfilled through Glose cannot be printed, downloaded as PDF, or read in other digital readers (like Kindle or Nook).

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