A comprehensive and easy guide to bringing wild food indoors and new life to your cooking.
Many home cooks want to experiment with wild foods and explore new flavors, but don’t know where to start—The Forager’s Pantry was written for you. This comprehensive and accessible book by Ellen Zachos takes readers through spices and herbs, flowers, fruit, greens, nuts and seeds, tubes and roots, and mushrooms, showing how some of the best ingredients come from nature itself.
The Forager’s Pantry is for any home cook, chef, or foodie who wants to incorporate foraged flavors into their everyday cooking. This guide will start with individual ingredients before going into techniques, preservation, and master recipes, making foraged food both accessible and delicious. This book is for the adventurous home cook just waiting to get started—combine new foods with familiar staples, explore wild ingredients, and bring new life and excitement to your cooking.
Ellen Zachos’s work has appeared in Eating Well, Horticulture, The Cook’s Cook, Edible New Mexico, Better Homes & Gardens, Backwoods Home, Country Gardens, Woman’s Day, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Handbook Series. She lives in Santa Fe, NM.