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by Ash Blue
Mon May 07, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Food For Free - 40th Anniversary Edition - Richard Mabey
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Food For Free - 40th Anniversary Edition - Richard Mabey

I bought the Collins Gem pocket size book a few months ago, which is a handy little book. But then this 40th anniversary edition was published recently. 464 pages containing over 200 edible plants, split into sections of Trees, Herbaceous Plants, Fungi, Lichens, Seaweeds and Shellfish. Excellent ful...
by Ash Blue
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Bitter cherries
Replies: 5
Views: 3978

Re: Bitter cherries

Wild cherry (Prunus avium) contains hydrogen cyanide. It's in very small doses, but the bitter taste is more of it. So it's better to avoid the bitter ones.
by Ash Blue
Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: foolproof foraging books for beginners?
Replies: 13
Views: 3112

Re: foolproof foraging books for beginners?

Richard Mabey just released a 40th anniversary addition of Food for Free. You can find it on amazon :)
by Ash Blue
Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Any other foragers in the north west?
Replies: 18
Views: 4679

Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Any one in Rochdale or nearby?

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