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Title Eating wildly : foraging for life, love, and the perfect meal / Ava Chin.
Author Chin, Ava, author.
Publication New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2016.
Copyright date ©2014
Edition First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Description 245 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 615.321 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-241) and index.
Summary Chin, who writes the "Wild Edibles" column for the New York Times, goes looking for love, blackberries, and wild garlic in this wildly uneven, yet warmly exhilarating memoir. Trekking through Central Park and other urban beaten paths and backyards, Chin leads us on a journey of discovery as she searches for the tender shoots poking through cement cracks and hardy wild plants resisting winter's bite.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Contents Fall. The search for a wild weed ; Flushing, Queens, 1970s -- Winter. into the urban wild, field garlic & hummus ; Mushroom of immortality, reishi tea -- Spring. A communion with the earth, wood sorrel micro-greens ; Gifts of spring ; A wild foods brunch, wild greens pie ; Foraging eyes, motherwort, drying techniques -- Summer. The mother borough, mulberry-balsamic jam ; A wild lawn, scrambled eggs "lambsquarterine" ; A recipe for forgiveness, blackberry-buckwheat pancakes ; A mysterious fungus, how to make a mushroom spore print -- Spring. The yellow morel, instructions for drying/storing wild morels ; The perfect meal, wild morel linguini ; The queen, wild honey & parmesan cracker drizzles ; When food was food -- Fall. A wild tart, urban forager wild oyster mushroom, fig, & goat cheese tart with carmelized onions.
Subject Chin, Ava.
Chin, Ava. (OCoLC)fst01987793
Food writers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Wild plants, Edible -- United States.
Wild plants, Edible -- New York (State) -- New York.
Urban plants -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cooking (Wild foods) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cooking (Wild foods) (OCoLC)fst01753216
Food writers. (OCoLC)fst00931248
Urban plants. (OCoLC)fst01162483
Wild plants, Edible. (OCoLC)fst01175127
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Recipes. (OCoLC)fst01424190
ISBN 9781451656206 (pbk.) :
1451656203 (pbk.)
9781451656190 (hardcover)
145165619X (hardcover)
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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