A Taste of the Wild

Recipes for 40 common foraged plants from across Canada – drinks, desserts, mains and more

by Blanche Pownall Garrett

Edible plants, herbs, berries, blossoms and leaves are the base of the desserts, drinks, mains and more in this forage-based recipe book – including detailed plant descriptions and photographs

The edible bounty of Canada’s fields, forests, marshes and mountainsides are illuminated by Blanche Pownall Garrett in this classic Canadian cookbook.

Offering a wonderful array of cooking possibilities, this book includes more than 160 recipes using forty common, wild and edible plants, found from coast to coast.

Organized by season, with multiple recipes for each featured plant, each section provides information about where to find each plant along with full-colour photography to aid in identification, and a detailed text description.

The selection of recipes offer a wide variety of new culinary adventures for every kind of occasion and chef — preserves, syrups, candies, soups, salads, appetizers, main dishes, dessert, and even wines.

Originally published in 1975, this new edition of this classic cookbook features full-colour photos and updated recipes.

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